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How is a fracture treated?

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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Immobilzation

For fractures to heal it needs to be immobilized whether it done externally or internally; the duration varies from fracture to fracture.

In brief: Immobilzation

For fractures to heal it needs to be immobilized whether it done externally or internally; the duration varies from fracture to fracture.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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Dr. Timothy Trainor
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends on type

Some fractures are treated with a cast is they are nondisplaced (not shifted out of position.
) when fractures are displaced (shifted out of normal position) they often require surgery in order to put the bones back in the proper alignment.

In brief: Depends on type

Some fractures are treated with a cast is they are nondisplaced (not shifted out of position.
) when fractures are displaced (shifted out of normal position) they often require surgery in order to put the bones back in the proper alignment.
Dr. Timothy Trainor
Dr. Timothy Trainor
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