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Wolf Plate Bone Fracture Repair

Wolf Plate Bone Fracture Repair

Cast immobilization still has a place in the treatment of long bone fractures. With that said, orthopaedic surgeons today are increasingly inclined to recommend surgery geared at restoring function as soon as possible. This surgery implies making large incisions for full view of the fracture or smaller incisions […]

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Long Bone Fractures and the Wolf Plate

Long Bone Fractures and the Wolf Plate

In the bone plate industry, innovation is the name of the game. And there are very few products that come from a history of innovation like the Wolf long bone plate. Wolf is the only premium plate with multiple firsts in the market, clearly setting it apart […]

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Proximal Humerus Fractures

Proximal Humerus Fractures

These injuries are more commonly referred to as shoulder fractures. In fact, proximal humerus fractures represent the majority of fractures in the area around the shoulder, including the scapula.  Medical literature refers to collarbone injuries as clavicle fractures, and these are a different injury. Proximal Humerus Fractures: A […]

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On Flexor Tendon Injuries: Part 2

On Flexor Tendon Injuries: Part 2

Flexor tendon injuries refer to deep cuts in the muscles that bend your fingers (the titular flexor tendons). Complications from these can range from severe pain and tenderness to a reduced ability to bend or use your fingers. They’re also extremely common, taking place anywhere from the […]

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Flexor Tendon Injuries and Associated Complications

Flexor Tendon Injuries and Associated Complications

Sharp cutting objects and irregular saw-like edges can cause flexor tendon injuries.  A common mechanism of these injuries is kitchen accidents, where a knife edge slips into our hand or fingers. Construction and industrial workers face even more serious injuries while using mechanical saws and resulting in […]

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Orthopedic Doctors In Florida: Facts About A Proximal Humerus Fracture

Orthopedic Doctors In Florida: Facts About A Proximal Humerus Fracture

What is a proximal humerus and how does it get fractured? It accounts for 5% of all fractures. It’s a more common injury for Orthopedic Doctors in Florida to handle. Being so common it is good to know about it. The best way to approach the topic […]

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Orthopedic Doctor: Types Of Fractures

Orthopedic Doctor: Types Of Fractures

  You likely heard someone use the saying “Break a Leg”. As an orthopedic doctor, we would have to ask “what kind of break?”. When we hear about broken bones, people ask about how it happened. The more interesting question would be what kind of break was […]

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Long Bone Fractures and Complications

Long Bone Fractures and Complications

One of the most common varieties of broken bone is the long bone fracture. Scientifically defined, these are abnormal disruptions of the continuity of a bone (a break). Elaborating further, fractures can be intra-articular, wherein they extend within a joint, or extra-articular, wherein they do not. Finally, […]

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