Lance Armstrong broke his collar bone (clavicle) on March 23, 2009. He was competing in a race in Spain when he and several other cyclists were involved in a crash. Doctors in Spain diagnosed him with a fractured clavicle, one of the most common orthopaedic cycling injuries.
How is a broken clavicle treated?
Do I have a broken wrist, or is it just a sprained wrist? How can I tell?
The wrist is a group of bones held together by strong ligaments. Damage to either part of the wrist can be a serious injury.
My thumb hurts in the joint!
Many patients want to use the right technical terms when talking with their physician, and this can certainly improve the efficiency of your office visit. In this article, I’ll quickly show you how to identify the joints in your thumb.
My patients often ask, “Is my fracture healing?”. How does your doctor decide whether your fracture is healed or not? This article will help you learn how fracture healing takes place and how to tell if your fractured bone is healed.
Is it called the pinkie finger or the little finger? Many patients want to use the right technical terms when talking with their doctor, and this can improve the efficiency of your office visit. Here I’ll show you how to accurately discuss where your hand problem is by teaching you some hand surface anatomy.