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What Does It Mean to Have a Scaphoid Fracture?

What Does It Mean to Have a Scaphoid Fracture?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A scaphoid fracture is a common wrist injury, and it usually results from a fall onto an outstretched hand. It can happen during a sports activity or simply when you slip and fall.

How Proper Hydration Affects Bone Health

How Proper Hydration Affects Bone Health

by Yenny (SU)
Everybody needs water to live. Water is among the first and most important things your body needs to function. There is simply no system, organ, or body part that does not need to be hydrated in order to function. This means that your bones need adequate hydration to stay healthy, too. It might come a surprise, because most people probably don’t associate hydration with bones, but dehydration can lead to osteoporosis and other musculoskeletal conditions.

Why Your Child Needs the Best Pediatric Orthopedic Care

Why Your Child Needs the Best Pediatric Orthopedic Care

by Stephanie Meadows
Throughout our lives, we have heard that staying active and healthy during childhood is very important, as it can set the foundation for how our bodies grow and develop as we age throughout life. Our anatomy provides form, stability, movement, support, and binds our organs and connective tissues together.

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.

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