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OVERVIEW

Fractures (Broken Bones)

Fractures can occur on the inside or outside of the leg. Fractures can cause pain, swelling, and bone deformities. Rapid “reduction” is essential (setting the bones together to heal) and X-rays can be helpful. Open surgery may be necessary in extreme cases to reduce fractures. Pins, screws and plates are often used to maintain the reduction.

TREATMENT
GOALS

Possible Treatment Goals

  • Improve your balance
  • Enhance Function
  • Increase Muscle Strength and Performance
  • Reduce postoperative complications
  • Increase range of motion
  • Self-care for Symptoms
  • Increase Safety
  • Improve Wound Healing

Physical Therapy & Recovery
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Sports Performance
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Joint Manipulation / Mobilization
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Rehab to Performance Hybrid Program
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Shockwave Therapy
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Normatec Recovery Systems

Blood Flow Restrictions Therapy
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Dry Needling
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Cupping
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Movement Retraining
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Soft Tissue Mobilization