Fracture leaflets

Learn about the process of healing and recovering a fracture. These leaflets, written by musculoskeletal (MSK) experts, will help you understand what to expect and how you can help your recovery.

Getting a cast

An orthopaedic cast, normally just called a cast, is a protective shell made of plaster or fibreglass to protect a body part while the bone heals. Learn about the process of having one fitted, how it's removed and tips about living with one.

Getting a cast and having a cast removed.pdf

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Upper limb fractures

Clavicle collar bone fracture.pdf

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Radial head or neck fracture.pdf

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Wrist fracture.pdf

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Metacarpal fracture.pdf

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Thumb fracture.pdf

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Lower limb fractures

Ankle and metatarsal fracture.pdf

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