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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.

  • Sports and Exercise Safety for Teens

    Playing hard doesn't have to mean getting hurt. The best way to ensure a long and injury-free athletic career is to play it safe from the start. Find out how.