Signs Of Broken Bones

Broken bones (fractures) are usually caused by a fall, blow, or other traumatic event. Bones may also be weakened by diseases like cancer and osteoporosis, which make bones more susceptible to fractures.

What are the signs you have broken bones?

If you have suffered any of those events, check for these signs of possible broken bones:

  • Swelling or bruising over the bone
  • Obvious deformity of the bone or bone protruding through the skin
  • Increased pain in the area when pressed or moved
  • Loss of function or inability to move in the affected area

An x-ray may be needed to “see” if a bone is broken.

Urgent Care Clinic Broken Bones Omaha

All three Urgent Care Network of Omaha clinics have computerized x-ray equipment in-clinic to help with the diagnosis. Depending on the severity of the break, a splint may need to be applied, or a referral to an orthopedic physician arranged for casting or surgery.

The three locations are:

Services Urgent Care Broken Bones

We provide a variety of health care services for you, your family, and your business. We treat your minor injuries and illnesses when they occur- things that do not need to be seen in a hospital emergency room, but still do need medical attention. For very young infants (under three months old) we recommend they be seen in a pediatrician’s office.

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