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How can you treat a bone fracture?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Range
A wide range depending upon the patient, location, severity , acuteness and a host of factors.
Orthopedic surgeons care for fractures.

In brief: Range
A wide range depending upon the patient, location, severity , acuteness and a host of factors.
Orthopedic surgeons care for fractures.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Seymour Beiser
Podiatrists treat fractures as well
Dr. Robert Gluck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
One would need to know more.
Could be anything from simple immobilization with a splint or cast to requiring reduction of the fracture fragments under anesthesia or possibly open surgical procedure and possibly fixation with plates, pins, or screws. One might also need to address associated injuries such as ligament, tendon, nerve and blood vessel.

In brief: Depends
One would need to know more.
Could be anything from simple immobilization with a splint or cast to requiring reduction of the fracture fragments under anesthesia or possibly open surgical procedure and possibly fixation with plates, pins, or screws. One might also need to address associated injuries such as ligament, tendon, nerve and blood vessel.
Dr. Robert Gluck
Dr. Robert Gluck
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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Fracture!
The treatment depends on the location and nature of the fracture.
Some are treated with casts and braces. Others may require surgery. Some may heal without treatment.

In brief: Fracture!
The treatment depends on the location and nature of the fracture.
Some are treated with casts and braces. Others may require surgery. Some may heal without treatment.
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Dr. Rahul Banerjee
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Bone fracture
Agree with dr wint.
May need splint, cast, surgery, time. Each fracture & each fracture pattern gas it's own unique personality. Open vs closed, intra vs extraarticular, high vs low energy--all make a difference.

In brief: Bone fracture
Agree with dr wint.
May need splint, cast, surgery, time. Each fracture & each fracture pattern gas it's own unique personality. Open vs closed, intra vs extraarticular, high vs low energy--all make a difference.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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