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Trick of the Trade: Reducing the metacarpal fracture by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Metacarpal neck fracture reduction  General principles of fracture reduction involve axially distracting or pulling on a fracture fragment and pushing the piece back into anatomical alignment...
Poll: How would manage a metacarpal fracture in the ED? by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor I am in the process of creating a PV card on metacarpal fractures, divided.... A patient presents with a 5th metacarpal SHAFT fracture with 45 deg angulation (no rotational angulation...
PV card: Metacarpal fractures by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor What do these two patients with metacarpal fractures have in common? Answer....   Metacarpal (MC) fractures are common injuries, which often spark discussions...
Armstrong fractures collarbone by Tom H. Patient Expert Lance Armstrong crashed and fractured his right collarbone today in the opening day... in my career I fractured my collarbone and I can tell you it hurts a lot." Doctors verified...
Obesity ops 'raise fracture risk' by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook , double their risk of suffering fractures, US research suggests. Researchers for the Mayo Clinic in the US reviewed nearly 100 surgical cases spanning 21 years for their study. They found a fifth of patients...
Trick of the Trade: Radial Gutter Splint by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Fracture of 3rd metacarpal base How do you splint 2nd or 3rd metacarpal fractures? A short arm volar splint is usually applied, because a fracture should be immobilized one joint distal...
After the Boot by Dr. Heather S. Medical Doctor I fractured my fifth metatarsal of my right foot about 6 1/2 weeks ago.  I wore an orthopedic boot... would come off, my fracture would be magically healed, and after a couple days of walking, I would be back to running...
Three Weeks in a Boot by Dr. Heather S. Medical Doctor I fractured my 5th metatarsal and sprained my right ankle three weeks ago with a clumsy misstep... me getting on a stationary bike a little over a week after my foot fracture.  I felt determined...
Broken Hands & Healing Hearts by RunFasterMommy Patient Expert that I had indeed snapped my right 4th metacarpal.  I felt sorry for myself for all of 0.05 seconds, until the two....  All of that and nary a broken bone in 30.5 years, I do consider myself lucky. And while better a metacarpal...
Garmin-Cervelo is top team at Tour de France by Tom H. Patient Expert but crashed and fractured his left elbow. This time, persistence, planning — and a little good luck — paid... specialist Mark Cavendish of the HTC-Highroad team wins his fifth Tour stage this year, bringing his career...

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Introduction ... A broken or cracked bone is known as a fracture. Fractures can affect any bone in the body. ... » Read on
Symptoms The symptoms of a fracture depend on the bone affected and the severity of the inj ... » Read on