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The Orthopedic Implant Market: A Closer Look

The Orthopedic Implant Market: A Closer Look

The international orthopedic implant market owes a lot of its growth over the years to increases in global life expectancy. As more people are living further into old age, they open themselves up to increases risks of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. It’s a trade-off many are glad to […]

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Orthopedic Plates Explained

Orthopedic Plates Explained

Using screws and plates for fracture fixations is a process with a lot of benefits in broken bone treatments. It’s also under a lot of developments in recent years, as researchers and experts refine these components for better comfort. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at […]

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The Three Types of Broken Shoulder

The Three Types of Broken Shoulder

A shoulder injury is more than just a little painful. It can be debilitating to live through, and the recovery process can take multiple months. And, yes, it’s extremely painful as well (not to mention uncomfortable). But did you know that there are actually three different varieties […]

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How Does A Bone Fracture Repair Itself?

How Does A Bone Fracture Repair Itself?

How Does A Bone Fracture Repair Itself?   Breaking a bone is, typically, the worst thing most of us can imagine. Whether in our own lives or for those of the people we love, there’s something about a broken arm, leg, or that seems uniquely terrible. Which is […]

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Types Of Bone Fracture: A Breakdown

Types Of Bone Fracture: A Breakdown

So, you’ve Googled “types of bone fracture” and you’ve gotten more results than you were counting on. A lot more. This is no surprise. A bone fracture can be a complicated process. After all, when it comes to accidentally breaking, shattering, or fracturing the bones in your body, […]

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More On The Forearm Fracture

More On The Forearm Fracture

To say a forearm fracture is “no fun” would be underselling it. The bruising, swelling, grinding and lacerations that can come with an injury of this type can be debilitating if not properly treated. And forearm fractures are actually far more common than you might expect, whether […]

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A Closer Look At The Distal Humerus Fracture

A Closer Look At The Distal Humerus Fracture

A complex distal humerus fracture is a difficult problem to fix, especially using conventional methods. This problem becomes even worse in comminuted low distal humerus fractures, where bones break into many pieces. When you consider the importance of this area of the arm, you begin to understand […]

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Forearm Fracture Symptoms for Adults and Children

Forearm Fracture Symptoms for Adults and Children

So your doctor’s just informed you you’ve sustained a forearm fracture. Congratulations – you’re probably in quite a lot of pain. The thought of breaking your arm isn’t something most people take to particularly well. Breaks and fractures alike are painful, disorientating experiences, and the truth is […]

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What Are Proximal Humerus Fractures?

What Are Proximal Humerus Fractures?

Proximal humerus fractures are one of the more common varieties of bone fracture out there, and with good reason. The upper arm bone, or humerus, connects to the shoulder blade via a shallow socket in the shoulder blade. It’s also an area of the body more at […]

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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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