“Typically we see Type II odontoid fractures in patients as the result of a bad fall or a car accident,” said Dr. Richard Guyer, orthopedic spine surgeon and President of Texas Back Institute in Dallas, TX and an investigator in the study. “Despite Orthofix initiates a large-scale U.S. clinical trial to evaluate its Cervical-Stim bone-stimulating device for a type of spinal fracture. Orthofix (NSDQ:OFIX) said it initiated a large-scale U.S. clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of its Cervical Albany, New York, USA., November 11, 2014 – (PressReleasePoint) -Vertebral compression fracture is type of fracture which collapses the bone tissue of spinal vertebrae and becomes compressed due to a major trauma such as a serious fall or a vehicular accident. Adults with eczema had a higher prevalence of fracture and bone or joint injury (FBJI), as well as other types of injury-causing limitations, in a nationally representative sample of patients with a history of the chronic inflammatory disorder that can The hip is a ball-and-socket joint with the femur (ball component) articulating (in contact with) with the acetabulum (socket). Either the femur or the acetabulum can be fractured typically in specific patterns. Colloquially, the term hip fracture refers Transverse fracture: In a transverse fracture, there is a straight break across a bone. They often occur in the arm or leg and are usually due to a powerful blow, such as that sustained in a collision during a road traffic accident. Spiral fracture: Spiral .
But what about a spinal fracture? Most fractures in the spine are of the compression type, where the vertebrae literally gets crushed into an alternate shape. Casting is obviously impossible, and a brace may not help with stabilizing the fracture However, all these types of injuries more commonly cause an ankle sprain (where the ligaments are partially or completely torn but the bones are intact) rather than a fracture. Both an ankle sprain and fracture may become black and blue and have pain 1 Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA 2 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine, University of A special type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) developed at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in collaboration with GE Healthcare, shows a detailed image following fracture repair. According to a Science Daily news report, the image is without .