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4. Bone fractures

Bone fractures are often fixed and stabilized with a cast without making a surgical procedure, yet patients with severe limb fractures in which the bones are fragmented must undergo surgery to fix in their position using nails and rods. Internal bone fixation is commonly done for thigh, hip, and arm bones. It is important to mention that people who have survived an accident as in a car crash should see an orthopedist to make sure that there isn’t inapparent musculoskeletal damage.