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Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Orthopedic Implants

The demand for orthopedic implants is high across the globe and this is because of the number of cases of broken bones that are reported annually. In the last 3-4 decades, this field has grown to a great extent and so does the quality of orthopedic devices. The advancements in the industry have led to…

A Complete Guide on How Fractures Heal

It doesn’t matter what type of disease or injury a person suffers from, the body’s response towards that condition is always critical. There is no doubt that effective treatment is required for healing but, if the body does not respond in the way it should, the condition could become worse. When we talk about fractures,…

Bone Metastasis - An Expert's Guide

Bones provide structure to our body, anchor muscles, store calcium, and protect vital organs. There are so many roles that bones play, and all are important to ensure good health. Now, when an injury or disease occurs to the bone(s), the movements of the affected area in an individual become limited. Sometimes, the condition is…

Intramedullary Rods for Broken Bones

Also known as an interlocking nail or intramedullary nail, an intramedullary rod is one of the most used orthopedic implants for the treatment of long bone fractures, for example, femur and tibia fractures. It is used by inserting into the medullary cavity of the bone to stabilize and align the fracture. These rods are known…

Orthopedic Bone Screws

The use of orthopedic devices for the fixation of fractures is new as it is being practiced for ages. The things that have changed are the quality and effectiveness along with the materials they are made from. One of the oldest orthopedic implants that are being used is the bone screw. Archimedes of Syracuse is…

Clavicle Fracture

Clavicle fractures are very common and comprise 2.6% to 5% of all fractures in adults, with midshaft injuries accounting for almost 75% of all fracture types. Clavicle fractures typically occur when an axial load is applied to the bone, generally in the form of a sudden point load to the apex of the shoulder. When…

Fibula Fractures

A fibula fracture refers to a break in the fibula bone. A forceful impact, such as landing after a high jump or any impact to the outer part of the leg, can cause a fracture. Even spraining or rolling an ankle puts stress on the fibula bone, which can lead to a fracture. Types of…

Clavicle Fracture

Clavicle (collarbone) fractures make up 44% to 66% of all fractures of shoulder. A doctor can often diagnose a clavicle fracture during a physical evaluation, but X-rays and other tests are often recommended. The fracture may also require surgical intervention when Orthopaedic or trauma Implant may be used to fix the fracture. Diagnosing Clavicle Fractures…

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