Orthopedic braces are medical devices designed to address musculoskeletal issues; they are used to properly align, correct the position, support, stabilize, and protect certain parts of the body (particularly the muscles, joints, and bones) as they heal from injury or trauma. These medical devices are often prescribed for the patient to wear during the process of recovery and rehabilitation.
This blog post is not intended to treat or diagnose you. It is for educational purposes only.Anyone seeking specific orthopaedic advice or assistance should consult his or her orthopaedic surgeon.
What is a fracture?
A fracture Bone fracture, broken bone, and bone crack all mean the same thing. The bone has been damaged such that it is no longer intact.