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Bone Fractures: Common Types, Causes and Treatment

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Jun 22, 2022 4:51:29 PM

Falls, car accidents, sports injuries, and specific medical conditions can cause a bone fracture. Fracture treatment aims to control pain, promote healing, prevent complications, and restore everyday use of the injured area.

In the United States, fractures account for 16 percent of all musculoskeletal injuries annually. Of the 16 percent, more than 40 percent of the fractures occur at home. Continue reading to learn about the causes and treatments for the most common fractures.

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Topics: fracture, Treatments

Warning Signs of Fractures in Morgantown

Posted by Mountainstate Orthopedic Associates

Aug 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

People can obtain fractures in many different ways, but what if it's not always obvious? What are the warning signs of fractures?

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Topics: Sports related injuries, fracture