Fractures

Broken Ankle

Broken ankle

Ouch! You have a broken ankle! Broken ankles, also called ankle fractures, occur quite frequently – especially in the winter when there is ice around. We are also seeing more broken ankles as people remain more active into their later years than they have in previous generations. What is a broken ankle? There are three…

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Broken Shoulder

Broken Shoulder

You take a long walk with your dog when she sees a squirrel and takes off. Her leash tightens and pulls you to the ground. You fall on your shoulder and have immediate pain and difficulty moving it. Your friend takes you to the emergency room and an X-ray shows that you have broken your shoulder.…

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