Skull Fracture Treatment
Treatment of skull fracture
Skull fractures are most likely to occur in the event of blunt force or penetrating trauma to the head. This Buzzle write-up provides information on the symptoms and treatment of different types of skull fractures.
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Different Types of Bone Fractures
Though our bones are very strong; there are several activities that put tremendous pressure on different bones of the body. A bone is susceptible to injury, which may cause a bone to fracture. The different types of bone fractures...
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Lateral Malleolus
Lateral malleolus is the lower extremity of the fibula, which is commonly referred to as the calf bone. The following Buzzle write-up provides information on the location and the structure of lateral malleolus.
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Calcaneus Fracture Recovery: Walking after a Calcaneal Fracture Surgery
Calcaneus fractures are severe injuries occurring to the heel bone. During the recovery time, one needs to pay special attention not to strain the foot in any way. The kind of care taken influences the extent of recovery and...
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Compound Fracture
A compound fracture is usually the result of high impact. This type of injury requires surgery in order to prevent infection and speed up recovery.
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Hairline Fracture
Need more information regarding a hairline fracture? Read this article to enlighten yourself about doing the right thing when encountered with a hairline fracture...
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Fibula Fracture
Fibula fracture is a common repercussion of any trauma that hits the lower portion of the leg. It is more common in athletes. Let us know about this condition in greater detail from the following.
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Impacted Fracture
Impacted fracture is a type of fracture in which one of the broken fragments of the bone wedges into another. Read on to know more..
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How to Treat a Fractured Sternum
The sternum is a flattened bone that is connected to the first seven pairs of ribs. It can get fractured due to traumatic injuries. Those of you who wish to know more on how to treat a fractured sternum, can scroll down to get an...
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Rib Fracture Treatment
Ribs, sternum, vertebrae and costal cartilage are structures that make up the human rib cage. Blunt chest trauma can cause the ribs to crack or fracture. Given below is some information on the causes and symptoms of rib fracture...
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Fibula Pain
Fibula pain is pain in the lower leg, or to be precise, in the calf bone. This article provides brief information regarding this pain.
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Simple Instructions for Using a Walking Cast
Tips for using a walking cast
Walking casts are recommended by doctors to make it easier for you to walk you have suffered a lower leg injury. There are some dos and don'ts while using it. Buzzle helps you become aware by providing you with some simple...
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How is Greenstick Fracture Treated?
Are you aware that your child's soft and tender bones are highly prone to fractures? And that these fractures may go unnoticed for long periods of time? My article will help you identify these fractures to help your child receive a...
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Oblique Fracture
Oblique fracture is the form of fracture where the bone breakage occurs diagonal to the axis of the bone. Read on to know more about it.
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How to Identify Fractures in a Finger
Are you worried if the throbbing pain in your finger is the result of a fracture? To know for sure, keep reading this article on how to identify fractures in a finger.
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Stress Fracture of the Foot
A stress fracture of the foot results from repetitive pressure on the bones of the feet. This article highlights the causes, symptoms and methods of treatment for this form of foot bone injury. Read on to know more...
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Shin Splints Vs. Stress Fractures
In this comparative analysis on shin splints vs stress fractures, you would be briefed with some facts which would help you differentiate between the two medical conditions, and also know what they share in common.
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Wrist Fracture Symptoms
Wrist fracture symptoms may vary according to the type of bone involved and the type of the wrist injury. This article explains the causes and symptoms of fractured wrists. It also provides information on the diagnosis and...
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Jones Fracture
Jones fracture occurs in the small area of the fifth metatarsal of the foot bone. The following article will discuss some information related to symptoms of this fracture along with its treatment.
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Ankle Stress Fracture
Stress fracture is another name for a hairline fracture, and this kind of injury commonly affects sports persons. This article covers the causes, symptoms and treatment of the commonly seen, ankle stress fracture.
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Fibula Fracture Treatment
Fibula fracture treatment depends on the type of fracture that has occurred. This article attempts to give you a to-the-point explanation on the condition of fibula fracture and how it is managed.
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Broken Fibula Recovery Time
Fibula and tibia are bones that run parallel to each other in the lower leg. Trauma to the lower leg may cause fibula to fracture. Scroll down to find out more on broken fibula recovery time along with the effective treatment...
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Rib Fracture Complications
A rib fracture can be quite painful and also risky if it is not treated on time. Certain rib fracture complications may also arise due to delay in treatment.
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How to Treat Sternal Fractures
A sternal fracture is also called a chest fracture. Its treatment is quite different from other fractures due to its peculiar location. This article will throw some light on its treatment options.
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Broken Nose Symptoms
Nosebleeds, bruises, severe pain, etc., are among the most common symptoms of broken nose. Described here are some other symptoms that may help you identify the condition and take necessary measures in case of broken nose.
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Calcaneal Spur Fracture
Bone spurs, which are medically referred to as osteophytes, are bony prominences or projections that develop along the edges where the bones meet. A calcaneal spur is a bony projection that develops on the underside of the...
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Clavicle Fracture Surgery
Surgery is performed in case of severe clavicle fracture, where regular treatment methods fail to correct the condition. This mainly involves the use of pins, screws, and plates to hold bones in normal positions.
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Fractured Pelvis
A fracture in the pelvis may be the result of a trauma due to an accident or a bad fall. It is commonly seen in elderly. The upcoming Buzzle article deals with the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this condition. Also, some...
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Skull Fracture Symptoms
A skull fracture is most likely to occur in the event of blunt force trauma to the head. The following Buzzle write-up provides information on the symptoms of such an injury.
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Olecranon Fracture
Olecranon is the bony point of the elbow that you can feel beneath the skin. It is covered by a thin layer of tissue, which is why, it is susceptible to fractures. The following Buzzle write-up provides information on olecranon...
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Broken Femur
Most cases of broken femur bone are serious, and are caused due to high energy injuries like car accidents, sports injuries, or falls. Although there are nonsurgical treatment options for a femur fracture, surgery is recommended...
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Tips to Heal Broken Bones
In this article, we have provided some important guidelines that will help in healing broken bones and ensure a faster recovery, when followed properly. Read on to know more...
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Basilar Skull Fracture
Basilar skull fracture is a skull fracture that involves the base of the skull. Let us go into the details of basilar skull fracture signs and also find information about its prognosis and treatment.
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Fibula Stress Fracture
A fibula stress fracture is a common sports injury, which occurs due to consistent pressure on the leg. This bone fracture can be mild (hairline) or severe in nature. Both fractures can be quite discomforting, as they trigger pain...
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Comminuted Toe Fracture
This article is aimed at providing information on comminuted toe fracture, the causes, and the treatment options.
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Fibula Fracture Surgery
This article is aimed at providing information about fibula fracture, complications involved, the surgery, and recovery after the surgery.
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Fibula Fracture Healing Time
The time taken to recover from a broken fibula depends on many factors like location and severity of fracture. Given below are details about this healing time and the various factors influencing it.
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Fractured Fibula
There are a few very important things to be known about a fracture of the fibula, in order to get appropriate treatment. This Buzzle article will explain the details that relate to the symptoms, treatment options, and recovery...
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Calcaneal Fracture
The heel bone, which is also referred to as the calcaneus, supports our weight when we walk. This write-up provides information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of calcaneal stress fractures.
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Calcaneal Fracture Symptoms
Heel pain is one of the common symptoms of a fractured calcaneus. Scroll down to know more about calcaneal fracture symptoms along with treatment options for the same.
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How to Speed Up Broken Finger Recovery
The majority of finger fractures are treatable without causing any further medical complications. The healing time required for a broken finger may be about 4 weeks for children and 6 weeks for adults, provided that the...
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Hip Fractures in the Elderly
Hip fractures are quite common in the elderly, as people tend to lose bone density with advancing age. The various causes, symptoms, and the treatment of this condition are discussed in this article.
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Clavicle Fracture Treatment
There can either be an operative or a nonoperative treatment for a clavicle bone fracture. Scroll down to know all about it, including its causes and treatment methods.
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Sternum Fracture
Sternum fracture is the fracture caused to the breastbone, that is located in the center of the chest. This article provides information regarding the same.
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Fractured Tailbone
A fractured tailbone can cause severe pain, that may affect the daily activities of the person. Here is a brief overview about the condition.
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Comminuted Fracture Treatment
Comminuted fracture treatment is a challenging task because of the complications associated with it. Read this article to gather valuable information about the treatment options available for this condition.
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Avulsion Fractures
Avulsion fractures are fractures where a part of the bone or tendon gets detached from it. Read on to know more about this type of fracture...
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Comminuted Fracture
A comminuted fracture is a severe form of bone fracture that requires immediate medical attention. Here is a brief overview about the condition.
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Spiral Fracture
The following Buzzle article deals with information about spiral fractures, their causes, and treatment.
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1st Metatarsal Fracture
If Sachin Tendukar gets the credit for making the 'tennis elbow' injury famous, then it is David Beckham who gets the honors when it comes to the metatarsal injury. Read the following article to acquaint yourself about the first...
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Compression Fracture Treatment
The term compression fracture denotes broken vertebrae, which are bones of the spinal column. Here is a brief overview about the condition and its treatment.
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Calcaneal Stress Fractures
Calcaneal stress fracture is one of the most common problems associated with the tarsal bone. The common symptoms are inflammation in the heel, inability to bear weight on the heel, and bruising of the affected area. The treatment...
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What are Stress Fractures?
Stress fractures are becoming an increasing nuisance in sports medicine, especially among runners. Excessive and repetitive strain on the bones develops a tiny hairline crack in the bone causing stress fractures. Micro damage to...
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