Broken wrist in cast

Fractures and Broken Bones

If you break a bone, the treatment you receive will depend on its location and severity. Learn about surgery, what to expect from recovery and using casts and crutches.
Man holding ankle
3 Common Types of Fibula Fractures and How to Fix Them
girl with cast sitting on sofa
6 Ideas for Healing Broken Bones as Quickly as Possible
Doctor showing a patient where the patella is
Patella Fracture, or a Broken Kneecap
fibula ankle bone
Lateral Malleolus Fracture Symptoms and Treatment
Boxer with scubs on knuckles, close up, mid section, studio shot
Physical Therapy After a Boxer's Fracture
Male doctor examining boy with cast on foot
Salter-Harris Fracture in Children: Causes and Treatment
senior man with broken shoulder in sling reviewing files with woman
Types of Shoulder Fractures and Treatment
Doctor reviewing an x-ray
Understanding Bone Fracture X-Rays
A girl getting her cast removed with a cast saw
How to Safely Remove a Cast With a Saw
physical therapist assessing ankle mobility on patient
Physical Therapy After ORIF Fracture Hardware Removal
A man holding his thigh in pain.
How to Treat a Femur Fracture (Broken Thigh Bone)
Soccer player in pain and holding his knee
Knee Dislocation Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment
forearm fracture
Broken Forearm: Radius, Ulna, and Both Bone Fractures
Avulsion Fracture Causes and Treatments
Anatomy of a foot
Calcaneus Fracture: A Broken Heel Bone
A woman holding her ankle which is in chronic pain
Talus Fracture of the Ankle Overview
Man with a broken arm
What Is a Pathologic Fracture?
x-ray image of bone fracture at 5th Metatarsal left foot
Fifth Metatarsal or Jones Fracture
Elbow bone colored x-ray
Signs of an Olecranon Fracture or Broken Elbow Bone
child fracture
Greenstick Bone Fractures in Children
man with leg pain
Joint Subluxation: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Diagnosis
This patient had a metal rod (intramedually rod) placed within her broken tibia to realign the bone and hold the tibia fracture in position.
Removing Pins and Other Implants After Surgery
doctor and nurse treating boy's arm in hospital.
How Resetting a Broken Bone Works
Broken arm
Fracture vs. Break: Is One Worse Than the Other?
hip pain
Acetabular Fracture Is a Broken Hip Socket
electric stim
Electrical Stimulation to Accelerate Bone Healing
Little girl with an arm cast
Cast Materials Used for Treatment of a Broken Bone
soccer foot injury
Lisfranc Injury or a Fracture of the Foot
Close-Up Of Young Man Smoking Outdoors
Smoking and Delayed Bone Healing
Woman doing physical therapy with trainer
Physical Therapy After a Broken Elbow: What to Expect
Low Section Of Woman Walking With Cane On Footpath
In Which Hand Should You Hold Your Cane?
Technologist performing ultrasound on patient
Ultrasound to Accelerate Fracture Healing
a man holding his elbow and grimacing in pain
Overview of Radial Head Elbow Fracture
ankle injury
Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Ankle Fractures
Broken Bones Fracture Osteoporosis Osteopenia
Intramedullary Rods for Broken Bones
Woman running
When Is It Safe to Start Running After an Ankle Fracture?
Multiple myeloma can lead to bone fractures.
Magnets to Accelerate Bone Healing
Dealing with Rib Fractures
A runner with chronic foot pain
Navicular Stress Fracture of the Foot
A man with severe pelvic pain
Pelvic Insufficiency Fractures
forearm fracture
Open Fracture Treatment to Prevent Infection
Photo of a doctor examining a foot.
Physical Therapy after a Lisfranc Fracture
photo of woman with elbow pain working with her PT.
Fractures of the Arm, Elbow, and Wrist
doctor holding child's foot in a cast
Signs That There May Be a Problem With Your Cast
Gustilo-Anderson Classification for Compound Fractures
Doctor examining senior mans knee in examination room
Overview of a Tibial Plateau Fracture
Woman with trauma
Kirschner or K Wires Are Surgical Bone Pins
Tibia Fractures Symptoms and Treatment
Femoral neck.
Femoral Neck Fracture: Treatments and Complications
A seated man winces while touching his ribs.
The Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis for Broken Ribs
Fractured ankle
Most Common Types of Ankle Fractures
An x-ray of a closed fracture
The Treatment of Closed Fractures
Women sitting in a canoe rowing
Rib Stress Fracture Overuse Injury
Photo of an elderly woman falling down.
FOOSH Injuries and Physical Therapy
Physical therapist helps older man's range of motion for elbow
Radial Head Fracture Physical Therapy
A patient with a fracture of the shaft of the humerus bone
Proximal, Mid-Shaft, and Distal Humerus Fractures
Boy sitting in the grass with a neon green cast on his arm
What to Do About a Smelly Cast
plastic bag
How to Keep a Cast Dry in the Shower
Female radiologist hold in hand xray film
Open Fractures and Broken Bones (Compound Fractures)
female doctor taking notes
What is FRAX fracture risk calculator?