Programs

Fracture Care

Summary

This program provides nonsurgical and surgical care for patients with complex fractures or non-unions. Innovative therapies are provided for non-unions caused by infection, inadequate biology, or insufficient stability.

Conditions Treated

  • Isolated breaks
  • Stress fractures
  • Multiple fractures
  • Fractures with joint involvement
  • Open fractures (bone is exposed outside of a woun
  • Non-union fractures (fractures that do not heal)
  • Malunion fractures (fractures that heal incorrectly)

Services

  • Medication
  • Splint
  • Cast (or brace)
  • Traction
  • Internal fixation - implantation of plates, screws, pins and rods to set bones and facilitate healing
  • External fixation – pins, screws and rods placed outside the body to set bones and facilitate healing
  • Surgery, including minimally invasive surgery performed through small incisions
  • Bone stimulator (non-surgical) and bone grafting (surgical) for non-union fractures
  • Evaluation of non-union fractures to identify why a bone did not heal correctly

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