What are bone injuries

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What are bone injuries.


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Bone Injuries : Bone injury is usually caused during games and sports either during practice sessions in the competition. Fracture is known as broken or cracked bone. It is caused accidently by a wrenching force. The fractures are :
(i) Simple Fracture : In this type of fracture, bone breaks from only one place. Sometimes hair line fracture is there. Bone is cracked or broken without wounds.
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(ii) Multiple Fracture or Compound Fracture : A compound fracture is the fracture in which bones are cracked or broken with wounds and results with bleeding. In this, bone is compressed and broken at more than one places.
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(iii) Green Stick Fracture : In this facture, bone does not break completely. This type of fracture generally occurs in children.
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(iv) Impacted Fracture/Open Fracture : In this fracture, the edge of a broken bone impacts into another one and sets there or one broken part is overlapped the other part.
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Comminuted Fracture : In this type of fracture, bone is broken into several parts or bone is broken into small pieces.
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