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11 November 2016
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Spinal stress fractures: What are the possible causes?

11 November 2016, Comments: 0

Spinal stress fractures are small-sized cracks in the vertebrae that causes back pain. There are various conditions that can trigger the fractures. Usual causes […]


10 November 2016
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Avulsion fracture

10 November 2016, Comments: 0

An avulsion fracture occurs once a tendon or ligament attached to bone partly detaches and tugs a bone fragment with it. These fractures typically […]


10 November 2016
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Humerus fracture: Is splinting required?

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A humerus fracture can be caused by trauma such as falls, vehicular accidents or gunshot wounds. The humerus is an elongated bone positioned in […]


9 September 2016
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Heel bone fractures

9 September 2016, Comments: 0

Calcaneus or heel bone fractures usually occur at the rear part of the foot.  A small percentage of fractures are categorized as heel bone […]


24 June 2016
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Open fracture: What are the suitable treatment measures?

24 June 2016, Comments: 0

An open fracture is an injury that involves protrusion of broken bone through the skin. It simply means that the bone is sticking out […]