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What Is Internal Fixation?

Because of the various ways that bones break, sometimes something more than a cast or splint is required to ensure that the bone(s) heal properly. This is where internal fixation comes into play. Internal fixation is a surgical procedure that… read more

Growth Plate Fractures

  Because children are still growing, they are at risk for an injury that adults are not – growth plate fractures. Growth plates – which are areas of cartilage located near the ends of bones – help to determine both… read more