Bone Healing: Otherwise known as fracture healing, bone healing is a process in which the body meditates the repair of a broken bone.
Osteoporosis: A disease in which bones become thin, weak and are easily fractured.
X-rays: High-energy radiation with waves shorter than those of visible light. X-rays possess the properties of penetrating most substances (to varying extents), of acting on a photographic film or plate (permitting radiography), and of causing a fluorescent screen to give off light (permitting fluoroscopy). In low doses, X-rays are used for making images that help to diagnose disease, and in high doses to treat cancer. Formerly called a Roentgen ray.
CT: This is a X- ray procedure enhanced by computer the results are three dimensioned scan through a body part showing bone and body tissue.
Swelling: Abnormal inflammation that occurs in the body.
Surgery: A procedure to remove or repair a part of the body or to find out whether disease is present.
Orthopedics: Orthopedics is a branch of medicine, which is related to diagnosis and treatment of diseases of Musculo- skeletal system.
Physical therapist: A health professional trained in the use of treatments such as exercise and massage.
Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components.