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.