Greenstick Fracturesenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/DESIGN-1168_Greenstick_Fractures_esHD_1.jpgA greenstick fracture is a type of broken bone. The bone cracks on one side only, not all the way through the bone. greenstick, green stick, greenstick fractures, greenstick breaks, greenstick broken bones, broken bones, broken bone, fracture, fractures, cast, casts, bone is broken, open fractures, closed fractures, accidents, sports injuries, falls, fall, fell, closed reductions, closed reduction, setting a broken bone, cast room, wrists, forearms, elbows, plaster of paris, fiberglass, synthetic materials, broken skin, compound fracture, bone, bones, buckle, torus, bone bends, how long do broken bones take to heal, greenstick fractures, traction, orthopedist, orthopedics, orthopaedics, orthopedist, orthopaedist, femur, taking care of casts, what can be done to stop itching in casts, brittle bones, osteogenesis imperfecta, operating room, operating on a broken bone, pins for broken bones, broken arm, broken leg, getting a pin, surgery on a broken bone, CD1Orthopedics, CD1Osteogenesis Imperfecta, CD1Sedation, CD1Orthopedics, CD1Osteogenesis Imperfecta, CD1Sedation, CD1Pain Management05/24/201806/26/201806/26/2018Richard W. Kruse, DO and Susan M. Dubowy, PA-C06/01/201880e641f1-3fb0-4d28-8ca6-d1670b2e63d7https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fractures-greenstick.html/<h3>What Is a Greenstick Fracture?</h3> <p>A greenstick fracture is a type of <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/b-bone.html/">broken bone</a>. A bone cracks on one side only, not all the way through the bone.&nbsp;It is called a &quot;greenstick&quot; fracture because it can look like a branch that has broken and splintered on one side.</p> <h3>Who Gets Greenstick Fractures?</h3> <p>Most greenstick fractures happen in kids younger than 10 years old because their <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bones-muscles-joints.html/">bones</a> are softer and more flexible than adult bones.</p> <p>In teens and adults, the injury may break the bone all the way through. But in children, the bone breaks on one side only.</p> <p><img class="right" title="" src="https://kidshealth.org/EN/images/illustrations/greenstickFracture_a_enIL.png" alt="Illustration: Greenstick fracture" /></p> <h3>How Do Greenstick Fractures Happen?</h3> <p>Greenstick fractures usually happen when a child <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/falls-sheet.html/">falls</a> and reaches a hand out to break the fall.</p> <h3>How Are Greenstick Fractures Treated?</h3> <p>Usually, orthopedic specialists treat this type of fracture with a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/casts.html/">cast</a>.</p>Fracturas en tallo verdeUna fractura en tallo verde es una fractura de un hueso. El hueso solo se quiebra por un lado, pero la fractura no atraviesa todo el hueso. Se denomina fractura "en tallo verde" porque se parece a las ramas que se quiebran o astillan por un lado.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/fracturas-en-tallo-verde.html/e874fc6b-f783-4948-859f-65062b06a09f
Broken BonesWhat happens when you break a bone?https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/broken-bones.html/fe9a644f-2c79-45eb-a47c-144055624af7
Broken Collarbone (Clavicle Fracture)A broken collarbone is one of the most common types of broken bones. Find out how it can happen - and how to treat and avoid fractures.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/clavicle-fracture.html/d87eef43-1e98-4e7a-ac55-4724e26a5f80
Buckle Fractures A buckle or torus fracture is a type of broken bone. One side of the bone bends, raising a little buckle, without breaking the other side of the bone.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fractures-buckle.html/27159d0e-57f7-48b0-8fa7-b3a1de16424f
CastsThis article for teens has tips on taking care of a cast so it keeps working as it should.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/casts.html/67cfd3da-36ea-4b8a-bc2d-c887e5da6fcc
Comminuted FracturesA comminuted fracture is a type of broken bone. The bone is broken into more than two pieces.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fractures-comminuted.html/bc389ac1-9368-4a71-a10d-38f75c655dac
First Aid: Broken BonesA broken bone needs emergency medical care. Here's what to do if you think your child just broke a bone.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/broken-bones-sheet.html/421bf2cd-ba6b-4220-a1bb-a52eddb36fc5
Greenstick FracturesA greenstick fracture is a type of broken bone. The bone cracks on one side only, not all the way through the bone. https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/fractures-greenstick.html/1a116ee5-5312-4696-ab1f-00dbddf78f90
How Broken Bones HealBroken bones have an amazing ability to heal, especially in kids. Full healing can take time, but new bone usually forms a few weeks after an injury.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/fractures-heal.html/0ec4eb9b-2074-4d95-b35a-acf2a7e4deb4
What to Expect When Your Cast Comes OffYou probably can't wait to get back to your normal activities, but it takes a while for a limb that's been in a cast to finish healing. Here's what to expect.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/cast-care.html/9d05acc9-c506-4aab-82b7-f1ce4aca55d1
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