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  • Broken Bones for Teens


    Bones are tough stuff - but even tough stuff can break. Find out what happens when a bone fractures.

  • Words to Know (Sports Medicine Glossary) for Teens


    This glossary provides definitions for some common sports medicine terms.

  • 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.

  • Comminuted Fractures for Teens


    A comminuted fracture is a type of broken bone. The bone is broken into more than two pieces.

  • 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.