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Calcium Quiz
The Calcium Quiz Test your knowledge of the importance of calcium by taking this quiz. 1. Calcium plays the following r...
Fractures
Bone Densitometry Podcast
Bone Densitometry Podcast Detailed information on bone densitometry, including the reasons and preparation for the proc...
Fast Facts
Most fractures are caused by trauma—a fall or auto accident, for instance. Osteoporosis also can lead to a fracture. Athletes can develop shin splints, a kind of fracture caused by overuse. .
New Ways to Heal Broken Bones
New Ways to Heal Broken Bones In decades past, treatment for broken and fractured bones usually consisted of setting th...
Bone Density Test
Bone Density Test Some women are at greater risk for osteoporosis—the decrease of bone mass and density as a result of ...
Cast Types and Maintenance Instructions
Cast Types and Maintenance Instructions What is a cast? A cast holds a broken bone in place as it heals. Casts also hel...
Crutch Walking
Crutch Walking If ordered by the doctor, your child will be fitted for crutches and be taught how to use them by a trai...
Sprains, Strains, Breaks: What’s the Difference?
Sprains, Strains, Breaks: What’s the Difference? If you've sprained your ankle, you know what severe pain is. But maybe...
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture What is a hip fracture? Click Image to Enlarge A hip fracture is a break in the femur (thigh bone) of the ...
Fractures
Fractures What is a fracture? A fracture is a partial or complete break in the bone. When a fracture occurs, it is clas...
Sports and Fractures
Sports and Fractures Fractures are breaks in the bone that are often caused by a blow or a fall. A fracture may be clas...
You Can Head Off Stress Fractures
You Can Head Off Stress Fractures Whether you're an avid basketball player or a weekend hiker, you may be at risk for a...