Broken Bones

A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in which there is a break in the continuity of the bone. A bone fracture can be the result of high force impact or stress, or a minimal trauma injury as a result of certain medical conditions that weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis, bone cancer, or osteogenesis imperfecta, where the fracture is then properly termed a pathologic fracture.Although broken bone and bone break are common colloquialisms for a bone fracture, break is not a formal orthopedic term.
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    … swelling, weakness, and a popping sound in the joint. Surgery is often required to treat ACL injuries. Patients also have to undergo physical therapy to restore function of the knee. Broken Bones A broken leg may refer to the fracture of any of the three bones in the leg, such as the tibia (shinbone), femur (thighbone), or fibula (runs parallel…

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