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  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is a condition of the hip caused by a fracture through the physis of the proximal femur. It affects primarily adolescent males and is closely associated with obesity. With the recent rise in childhood obesity rates, the incidence of SCFE has risen dramatically as well. Prompt recognition and treatment of this pathology can improve overall outcome and decrease complications such as avascular necrosis.

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  • Taking Care of a Broken Wrist

    Broken wrists are usually treated in either a cast or a brace. Upon occasion, broken wrists are treated with surgery. Either way, the following are some tips to help you to a speedy recovery.

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