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How to get rid of or lessen the pain of a broken arm or leg?

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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Stability

Stability either operatively or non operatively is the best way to control pain.
Aside from that various medications are available. We don't recommend nsaids however for most adult fractures because of the theoretic risk of non union.

In brief: Stability

Stability either operatively or non operatively is the best way to control pain.
Aside from that various medications are available. We don't recommend nsaids however for most adult fractures because of the theoretic risk of non union.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine

In brief: Less movement

These "long"bones have lots of muscle attachments;the less you pull on the fracture the less they hurt.

In brief: Less movement

These "long"bones have lots of muscle attachments;the less you pull on the fracture the less they hurt.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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