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Physical Therapist


Ortho 118
Bone Healing - Everything You Need to Know

2.0

  • Identify and describe the phases of bone healing
  • List and describe 3 objectives that serve as the foundation of fracture management and bone healing
  • Define and differentiate osteoblasts, osteoclasts, and osteocytes
  • Define and discuss Wolff’s law
  • Discuss 3 principles of stress deprivation, immobilization, and normal physiologic stress as they apply to fracture healing
  • Identify 3 complications of bone healing
  • Outline and describe 6 areas of descriptive organization of classifying fractures
  • Describe pathologic fractures and list 4 types
  • Discuss 2 ways how osteoporosis affects fractures
  • List 2 common methods of fracture fixation, fixation devices, and fracture classifications

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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