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Treating a mallet finger

Treating a mallet finger

A mallet finger is an athletic injury. It happens when the outermost joint of the finger is injured causing the tip of the finger to droop. Basketball and baseball players usually experience jammed fingers, but injuries happen due to crushing accident on the job or cutting a finger while working in the kitchen. A mallet […]

Fractures

Fractures

Fractures are injuries that involve a break in the continuity of bone and is defined according to its type and extent. Fractures occur when the bone is subjected to stress greater than it can withstand or absorb. Fractures are caused by direct blows, crushing forces, sudden twisting motions and extreme muscle contraction. When the bone […]

broken arm

What to Do When a Bone Breaks?

Every day the bones are subject to various forms of force and pressure. While bones are made up of very strong compounds, the amount of force may overwhelm the capacity of the bones leading to injuries. Fractures are some of the most common injuries to bones and joints. These injuries are most frequently seen in […]