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What is an orthopedic traumatologist?

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

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What is a shoulder fracture?
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A shoulder fracture is a break in any of the bones that make up the shoulder. These include the hume...
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Are there other fractures besides tranverse fractures?
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A transverse fracture is only one type of fractures.  Other fractures include:1.  Closed or simple f...
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What type of doctor should I see if I have an infected bone?
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Infected bones following fractures are often treated by orthopedic traumatologists, who have an adva...
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