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.