Fractures, Sprains, and Strains

fractures

SYMPTOMS

Pain
Deformity
Swelling
Stiffness

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

Bracing
Casting

SURGICAL TREATMENTS

Surgical Repair

SPRAINS

Affects the ligaments that stabilize a joint.

SYMPTOMS

Pain
Swelling
Stiffness
Instability
Inability to bear weight

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

Rest
Ice
Crutches
Elevation
Immobilization
Bracing
Limited or non-weight-bearing bracing

SURGICAL TREATMENTS

Surgical repair or reconstruction of torn or stretched ligaments

STRAINS

Commonly known as a “pulled muscle.”

SYMPTOMS

Pain
Swelling
Stiffness
Instability
Inability to bear weight

NONSURGICAL TREATMENTS

Rest
Ice
Crutches
Elevation
Immobilization
Bracing
Limited or non-weight-bearing bracing

SURGICAL TREATMENTS

Surgical Repair of Tendons