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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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