Tag: "broken bones"
Waterproof Casts For Kids
Waterproof casts offer all the benefits of traditional casting plus several other benefits. Learn about the benefits and how to take care of them properly.
Wrist Injuries: When to Schedule an Appointment
Wrist injuries can happen in any sport. Recognizing the signs and symptoms will help determine the severity of the injury and a proper course of treatment.
Sports Fractures 101
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Fractures, or broken bones, are the most common injuries we see in orthopaedic sports medicine. During childhood, about 50% of females and 60% of males will suffer a fracture at
Unbroken Spirit: Gymnast bounces back
Zoe Bruce, a competitive gymnast, was practicing on the high bars two years ago when she fell and broke and dislocated both elbows. With her arms wrapped in full wrist-to-shoulder casts, Zoe
Reminding You that Sledding has it’s Risks
Our first snow of the year came relatively late at the end of January, making kids (and adults) even more enthusiastic to go out sledding. I was on call during the evening of this snowfall and saw
How Do Our Bones Heal After a Fracture?
Kerplunk. Crack. Waa…Waah! Broken bones, or fractures, are common in kids. Most fractures heal very well if held in the correct position and protected. So, how do our bodies do
Monkey Bars and Trampolines and Bikes – Oh My!
Kids’ bones look a lot different on x-rays than adult bones, and our pediatric radiologists at Cincinnati Children's are trained to recognize these differences.