First Aid: Broken Bones for Teens
A broken bone requires emergency medical care. Here's what to do.
Broken Bones for Teens
Bones are tough stuff - but even tough stuff can break. Find out what happens when a bone fractures.
How Broken Bones Heal for Teens
Broken bones have an amazing ability to heal. New bone forms within a few weeks of the injury, although full healing can take longer.
Comminuted Fractures for Teens
A comminuted fracture is a type of broken bone. The bone is broken into more than two pieces.
Broken Collarbone (Clavicle Fracture) for Teens
A broken collarbone is one of the most common types of broken bones. Find out how it can happen - and how to treat and avoid fractures.
Greenstick Fractures for Teens
A greenstick fracture is a type of broken bone. The bone cracks on one side only, not all the way through the bone.
Splints for Teens
A splint is a support device that keeps an injured area from moving. Doctors often use splints to hold bones and joints in place so they can heal after a fracture.
Bones, Muscles & Joints for Teens
This section has information on conditions like scoliosis and injuries like ACL tears and broken bones.
Safety & First Aid for Teens
From camping to the Internet, we'll help you get prepared to protect yourself and deal with emergencies.
First Aid & Injuries for Teens
Learn what to do for common problems like bug bites or nosebleeds, including situations when you need to see a doctor.