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What To Do If You Have A Broken Bone?

What To Do If You Have A Broken Bone?

by Stephanie Meadows
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an estimated six million people each year will break a bone. As there are 206 bones in the human body, it is evident from research and statistics, that our bodies and anatomy are somewhat fragile. No wonder why our bones are prone to all kinds of injuries and fractures. The five most commonly broken bones are: the clavicle (Collarbone), arm, wrist (Colles’ Fracture), hip, and the ankle.

Causes and Symptoms of Lumbar Pain (Lower Back)

Causes and Symptoms of Lumbar Pain (Lower Back)

by Shearly (SU)
Back pain is a common problem, affecting more people than you might realize. Lower back pain has actually been cited by doctors as one of the most prevalent reasons that patients seek medical help for. Many people will actually put the aches and pain aside as much as they can, realizing all too late that they are now in a state of chronic pain. Whether a nagging pain or a sudden injury, it’s important to know your body, and to understand what is truly causing your pain.

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