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Torus Fracture

Torus Fracture

A common childhood injury after a fall is a radial fracture.  Also known as a torus, greenstick, or buckle fracture, this break occurs when a child reaches out with his hand to cushion a fall.  Since a child's bones are still relatively soft when compared to an adult,...

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How to Manage Ankle Injuries

How to Manage Ankle Injuries

Slipping on the ice and twisting an ankle is a common accident this time of year.  Questions commonly arise regarding these injuries, including whether an individual needs to be evaluated by a medical professional and how these injuries are treated. Ankle trauma...

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Chest Pain Requires Prompt Evaluation

Chest Pain Requires Prompt Evaluation

Chest pain is something you don't want to ignore.  There are many causes that are not serious such as muscle strain or occasional acid reflux, but many life threatening conditions exist.  These include, but are not limited to, the following: Heart attack, or the...

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