Category: Oblique Fracture

Bone Fractures

Dr .Joel Stewart

Joel D. Stewart, MD One of the first things you learn as a physician in Orthopaedics is how to repair or fix fractured bones.  In medical lingo, we call this “reduction”.  In this article, I’m going to discuss the ten types of fractures and how they are classified by mechanism of injury and description.  They… Read more »

What is an Oblique Fracture and How is it Treated?

Robert J. Snyder, MD An oblique fracture is one that breaks diagonally across the width of the bone and along the longitudinal axis of the bone.  Because of the shape of the bone fracture, the edges of the bone are typically quite sharp and knife-like and can cause lacerations to the skin over the fracture,… Read more »