Wrist fractures are the most common type of fracture in adults, usually due to a fall. The treatment depends on the severity of the fracture.
Fractures of the upper arm are typically caused by a fall on the outstretched arm, elbow or shoulder. Often, there is an underlying osteoporosis. Surgical treatment may be necessary, depending on the fracture type, although many cases can be treated conservatively.
This fracture type is often associated with underlying osteoporosis and typically occurs in the elderly. The treatment of choice is surgical to enable a rapid recovery.
This is a fracture of both bones of the lower leg, the tibia and fibula, although they may fracture separately as well. The cause may be direct or indirect trauma, such as a fall while snowboarding. Most cases require surgical treatment.
This is one of the most common fractures and it is a typical injury suffered in sports. The treatment depends of the fracture type, it may be managed surgically or conservatively.