An important part of deciding to have surgery for a scaphoid fracture is figuring out what can happen if you don’t have surgery. This article shows you a good example of what happens if a scaphoid fracture never heals.
Christian Walker of the South Carolina Gamecocks scored a go-ahead run in the College World Series last night with a broken left wrist.
What kind of wrist fracture does he have? In this article, I’ll show you where the most common type of hamate fracture is in baseball players.
I appeared recently on the Family Health Today program to discuss warm weather injuries in children.
There’s one child’s fracture that’s more likely to need surgery than any other broken bone – I’ll show you an example of that injury in this video.
. . . → Read More: Family Health Today – Warm Weather Injuries in Kids
It’s a scary experience when your child breaks a bone. The most common fracture I see in children is a broken arm, either at the wrist or in the elbow. It’s normal for parents to have lots of questions when they come in the office. These are some of the most frequently asked . . . → Read More: Broken Bones in Children – Five Common Questions From Parents
Patients often ask, “Will the plate have to be taken out?” during our discussions about fixing bad wrist fractures or fractures in other parts of the hand and arm. Some patients ask this after a successful surgery when the bone is healed.
Lance Armstrong broke his collar bone (clavicle) on March 23, 2009. He was competing in a race in Spain when he and several other cyclists were involved in a crash. Doctors in Spain diagnosed him with a fractured clavicle, one of the most common orthopaedic cycling injuries.
How is a broken clavicle treated?
Do I have a broken wrist, or is it just a sprained wrist? How can I tell?
The wrist is a group of bones held together by strong ligaments. Damage to either part of the wrist can be a serious injury.
My patients often ask, “Is my fracture healing?”. How does your doctor decide whether your fracture is healed or not? This article will help you learn how fracture healing takes place and how to tell if your fractured bone is healed.
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