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    • Broken Toe A broken toe is one of the most common fractures among individuals. There are many causes of a broken toe, whether it is the big...learn more »
      In This Article
      Broken Toe Article
      • Broken toe facts
      • Introduction to broken toe
      • What are the causes of a broken toe?
      • What are the symptoms of a broken toe?
      • What are the possible complications of a broken toe?
      • When should I call a doctor about a broken toe?
      • How is a broken toe diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a broken toe?
      • Caring for a broken toe at home
      • Medical treatment
      • Other therapy (reduction, buddy taping, how to tape a broken toe, casting)
      • What is the outlook for a broken toe?
    • Broken Foot There are several bones in the foot, and these bones can be broken (fractured) in a variety of ways. Falling from heights,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Broken Foot Article
      • Broken foot facts
      • What is the structure of the foot?
      • What are the causes of a broken foot?
      • Pictures of the bones in the foot
      • What are the symptoms of a broken foot?
      • When should I call the doctor for foot pain?
      • How is a broken foot diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a broken foot?
      • What are the complications of a broken foot?
      • Can a broken foot be prevented?
    • Shoulder and Neck Pain Shoulder and neck pain may be caused by bursitis, a pinched nerve, whiplash, tendinitis, a herniated disc, or a rotator cuff...learn more »
      In This Article
      Shoulder and Neck Pain Article
      • Shoulder and Neck Pain Overview
      • Shoulder and Neck Pain Causes
      • Shoulder and Neck Pain Symptoms and Signs
      • When to Seek Medical Care
      • Shoulder and Neck Pain Diagnosis
      • Self-Care at Home
      • Medical Treatment
      • Follow-up
      • Shoulder and Neck Pain Prevention
      • Shoulder and Neck Pain Prognosis
    • Broken Finger The hand has several bones to include the wrist, palm, and fingers. Fingers are the most commonly injured part of the hand. The...learn more »
      In This Article
      Broken Finger Article
      • Broken finger facts
      • Broken finger introduction
      • What are the causes of a broken finger?
      • What are the symptoms of a broken finger?
      • When should I see a doctor for a broken finger?
      • How is a broken finger diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for a broken finger?
      • What are the complications of a broken finger?
      • How can a broken finger be prevented?
    • Osteomyelitis Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Potential causes include injections around the bone, fractures that puncture the skin,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Osteomyelitis Article
      • Osteomyelitis facts
      • What is osteomyelitis?
      • What causes osteomyelitis?
      • What are osteomyelitis symptoms and signs?
      • How is osteomyelitis diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for osteomyelitis?
      • What is the prognosis for osteomyelitis?
    • Osteopenia Osteopenia is a bone condition characterized by bone loss that is not as severe as in osteoporosis. Bone fracture is the typical...learn more »
      In This Article
      Osteopenia Article
      • Osteopenia facts
      • What is osteopenia?
      • What causes osteopenia?
      • What are osteopenia symptoms and signs?
      • Why is osteopenia important?
      • When should I see my doctor for osteopenia?
      • How is osteopenia diagnosed?
      • Who should be tested for osteopenia?
      • What is the treatment for osteopenia?
      • What follow-up is needed after treatment of osteopenia has been initiated?
      • Can osteopenia be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis of osteopenia?

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