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Is Physical Therapy Necessary After an Injury?

Is Physical Therapy Necessary After an Injury?

by Holly (SU)
One of the most commonly prescribed rehabilitation techniques is physical therapy (PT) – touted by physicians for its myriad benefits.

Reasons your child should see an orthopedic surgeon

Reasons your child should see an orthopedic surgeon

by Yenny (SU)
Children are active. They love to run, jump, climb, and play. Being active and sometimes taking risks can lead to accidents and injuries. Most of the time, soap and water, a bandage and a kiss are exactly what your child needs to feel better. When there is more than just a bruise or a scratch, it can become necessary to take your child to an orthopedic specialist for more serious injuries.

Types of Fractures

Types of Fractures

by Yenny (SU)
A fracture occurs when there is a break in a bone. These breaks are categorized by the size and severity of the split or fracture, and whether there is damage inflicted on surrounding tissue. Fractures can range from mild to severe. They commonly occur in the hand and wrist or leg and foot. Injuries and accidents are the most typical causes. Fractures are common, with most people estimated to experience two fractures during their lifetimes.

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