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.