5 Common Types of Fractures

A doctor explaining common types of fractures.

Fractures are broken bones. They can happen to anyone, regardless of age or activity level. When a bone is subjected to more pressure than it can handle, it cracks or breaks. The severity of the fracture depends on how much force was applied and which type of fracture occurred. There are different types of fractures, […]

How Long Does It Take For Fractures To Heal?

bone fractures are serious injuries and need time to heal

When discussing fractures and the time it will take to heal, it is important to note where the bone is broken, in what pattern (open or closed), and whether it is displaced (shifted apart) or angulated. Generally speaking, the more energy it takes to break a bone, the more damage is done to the bone […]