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Hairline Fracture in the Ankle

A hairline fracture or a stress fracture is not instantly obvious like the other kinds of breaks. Stress fractures are small cracks in bones that happen when the muscles are overly tired and when they are incapable of absorbing the shock of the constant impact. When this occurs, the forces are moved to the bones, […]

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Broken Thumb

A broken thumb refers to a fracture on the small bones also called phalanges. The two small bones compose the thumb. Breakage of the thumb is rare compared to broken finger. A fracture on the thumb bones is usually less serious compared to one that occurs near the joints. It is worse when the breakage […]

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