The words broken bone and fracture both refer to a break in the bone that occurs when an outside force is too great for the bone to handle. Learn about the different types of fractures that can occur.
Proprioception refers to the body’s ability to perceive its own position in space. Learn how proprioception works, and how it can be impaired and restored.
Symptoms of a bone fracture may or may not be obvious depending on the location and severity of the injury. Here are common symptoms of a bone fracture and several treatment options.
Pain and tenderness at the fracture site is a common stress factor symptom, but athletes may also experience pain that worsens over time, a deep nagging ache, or pain that appears shortly after activity.