IMG_0002 - What is a bone fracture? A fracture is a...

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What is a bone fracture? A fracture is a condition in which a bone is break. Fracture can occur when the exertion a physical force is stronger than the bone. Active people such as athletes are at higher risk of bone fracture. There are different types of fractures. They are classified in two main categories; (1) closed fracture, condition in which bone is break without perforating the skin and (2) open fracture, condition in which the breaking bones puncture the skin. What are the symptoms of a fracture? Symptoms may vary depend on the person. The most common symptoms are pain, swelling, warmth, numbness, paralysis and bruising or redness in the injured area. What are the different types of fracture? (3)Compression fracture: fracture that is result to the compression of one bone against another. Compression mostly occurs in elderly vertebrae. As people aged, bones lose their calcium content which make it more susceptible to break. Some compressions can be treated with vertebroplasty.
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