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Posted on July 23, 2013
Broken bones (also known as fractured bones) are common for both children and adults. A broken bone occurs when a force exerted against the bone is stronger than it can structurally withstand. Most fractures are usually due to a fall, athletic activity, or car accident. The wrist, ankle, and hip are the most common sites for bone fractures and treatments include setting the broken bone in a cast or surgically pinning the bones back together.
There are many different types of bone fractures, but they are generally placed into one of four different categories: Displaced, non-displaced, open, and closed.
Here are several different types of common bone fractures...
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