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What is an orthopedic traumatologist?

An orthopedic traumatologist specializes in broken bones, or fracture care.

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How is a closed fracture diagnosed?
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A closed fracture is diagnosed with an x-ray. X-rays take pictures of the bones, and doctors can use...
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Are there other fractures besides pathologic fractures?
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A pathologic fracture occurs because some other condition, such as cancer, has made the bones more f...
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What is a hip fracture?
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A hip fracture means the hip bone is broken. This is a serious injury that can lead to other serious...
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Can Elderly Women Decrease Their Risk for Falls and Fractures Even If They Start Exercising in Their 70's?
Can Elderly Women Decrease Their Risk for Falls and Fractures Even If They Start Exercising in Their 70's?

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