Fracture Bracing

published 1 year ago

Bones break but have the ability to heal with proper bracing. From off-the-shelf braces to custom made devices, multiple fracture orthotic options are available Specialist Alex Shimkus explains the considerations made in order to achieve optimum results. Fitting and rehabilitation with these fracture braces needs to be closely monitored to prevent complications and achieve faster and optimum healing. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 33460]

Starting off on with bone structure on a bone itself is comprised of calcium collagen and phosphate there's no exact percentages in terms of how a bone is broken down between those 3 elements on because bone is constantly absorbing ribs or being through osteoclasts and osteoblasts which we'll talk about as well collagen phosphate are found in different parts of your body but if you have any calcium in your body about 99 percent of that is about the other one percent is in your blood but. Calcium is what primarily makes up the bone structure in your body so when discussing orthotic management of fractures were primarily reviewing long bones on ...

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