Tag Archives: fracture

Nov
15
2012
Green

Q1. What are your thoughts on kids specializing in one sport at an early age and how much more at risk are they for repetitive use injuries from the demands … More…

Apr
2
2012
Broken arm in cast

With the number of pediatric orthopedists trained to deal with the special bone, joint and tendon problems of children decreasing, more hospitals rely on general orthopedists to evaluate and treat pediatric … More…

Mar
15
2012
Dr. Daniel Green, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. My 15-year-old son plays football and one of his teammates injured his shoulder. Is it common for adolescents to get shoulder surgery for major injuries? Shoulder injuries in teenagers are … More…

Oct
17
2011

Top 5 Tips for Compound Fractures

by Dr. David Wellman
Dr. David Wellman, Orthopedic Surgeon

It’s World Trauma Day. Dr. David Wellman, Orthopedic Surgeon, explains what a compound fracture is and what you should do to treat this serious injury. “A ‘compound’ or ‘open’ fracture … More…

Jun
23
2011
Dr. David S. Levine, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. I am an active woman in her 20s and recently was diagnosed with a stress fracture in my ankle from breaking in new high heel shoes. I thought stress … More…