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Category Archives: Fracture Care

  1. What To Know About Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis means “porous bone” and is one of the most common orthopedic conditions. This condition is often overlooked; unfortunately, many patients will not know they have the disease until a fracture occurs. People at most risk for osteoporosis include women, peri-menopausal, and Caucasians.  With the fear of fractures on your mind, osteoporosis can take a…

  2. When and Why You Should See an Orthopedic Doctor

    When you have a condition or injury that affects your bones, ligaments, tendons, or muscles, then your primary care doctor may not have the expertise to provide comprehensive treatment. This is where orthopedists, or orthopedic doctors, come in. They specialized in this type of medicine, so there are certain situations where their expertise is needed….

  3. 10 Common Types of Bone Fractures

    May is National Osteoporosis Month, so we thought we’d explore one of the common side effects of the disease: bone fractures. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the most common causes of bone fractures are trauma, osteoporosis, and overuse. Let’s take a closer look at the different types of bone fractures and…