A fracture is nothing but ‘broken bones’. The susceptibility to fractures depends on the individual’s age, strength and to some extent lifestyle. Old people often fall or slip and suffer from fractures due to already fragile bones, the reason of fractures in children can be afall from bikes, cycles or while playing. Broken bones can happen after accidents, falls or being struck by something.
Plusosteoporosis is another cause that makes bones weak and brittle, thus increasing the risk of fracture.
Simple fracture: Regular fracture
Complete fractures: Bone break into two or more parts.
Incomplete fractures: Bone has cracked but not totally broken
Compound fracture: Bone has broken and protruding out of the skin.
Further divide into:
Following diagnostic tests are commonly conducted to determine the type of bone fracture:
Often supportive care is required to ease emotional upheaval.
Regular follow-up with your doctor is utmost important post-treatment.
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