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Understanding Ankle Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

An ankle fracture refers to broken bones around the ankle joint. Three bones make up the ankle joint. These are the tibia (shinbone), the fibula (a smaller bone in your leg), and the talus (a bone in the foot). There are many types of ankle fractures, and fractured bones can be displaced (out of position)

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Understanding Forearm Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

A forearm fracture is a break in one or both of the bones in the forearm. There are two bones in the forearm: the radius and the ulna. The ulna is located on the side of the little finger while the radius is located on the side of the thumb. Sometimes, either the radius or

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Understanding Long Bone Fractures: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

eA long bone is a bone that is longer than it is wide. It makes up most of the length of the limbs in humans. Some examples of long bones are the Femur (thigh bone), the Tibia (shin bone), and the Humerus (bone of the upper arm). Long Bone Fractures are soft tissue injuries that

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What are Shoulder Joint Dislocations?

Why do Shoulder Joints dislocate? Dislocation of a joint is a condition in which the joint surfaces of a particular joint are no longer in contact with each other. Shoulder dislocations happen when the head of the upper arm bone (humerus) moves out from the socket (glenoid cavity). The socket formed by the glenoid is

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Sarah Taylor

Obstetrics & Gynaecology