Comminuted Fracture

Overview Bones are the most resilient body part of humans. But still, they are not invincible. Too much force can break them into pieces. A comminuted fracture is a breakage of the bone into more than two fragments. It takes …

Patella Fracture

Overview The patella is a small bone located to the front of the knee joint. You may know it as the kneecap. It is where the thighbone (femur) and shinbone (tibia) meet. The patella protects the knee and connects the …

Displaced Fracture

Overview A displaced fracture is when a bone breaks into two or more pieces and moves in such a way that the two ends are no longer lined up straight. If the bone is in many pieces, it is called …

cuboid fracture

Cuboid Fracture

Overview If you’re having difficulties bearing weight on one of your legs and you notice tenderness or bruising along the outside of your foot, you may have a cuboid fracture. These are actually quite rare. In order to properly diagnose your condition, …

Malleolus Fractures

Overview Malleoli (sing. malleoli) are the bony protuberances of the tibia (shinbone) and the fibula at its lower end. Malleoli are part of ankle joint, and present on its three sides to provide support. Hence there are three malleoli, namely …