FractureFractureFractureFEnglishOrthopaedics/MusculoskeletalChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Arm;LegsSkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+) CaregiversNALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Sprains and strains involve injuries to the ligaments, muscle or tendon while fractures affect the bones. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury and may require a cast or sling. Learn about the different types of fractures.</p><p>Sprains and strains involve injuries to the ligaments, muscle or tendon while fractures affect the bones. Treatment depends on the severity of the injury and may require a cast or sling. Learn about the different types of fractures.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Sprains and strains</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about what to look for with muscle sprains and strains. Learn how to treat them at home and how to know when to seek medical attention. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=929&language=English">Minor ankle injuries</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=950&language=English">Limping</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=945&language=English">Muscle Strain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=930&language=English">Pulled elbow</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=931&language=English">Soft tissue injuries</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Fractures</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about different type of fractures and how each is treated. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2436&language=English">Elbow injury: Supracondylar humerus fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1181&language=English">Forearm fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2437&language=English">Fracture: How to treat a buckle fracture of the distal radius</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1182&language=English">Fractured clavicle (Collarbone)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1184&language=English">Lower leg fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1185&language=English">Upper arm (humerus) fracture</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1186&language=English">Wrist fracture</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Care at home</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find information about how to care for your child at home including care after surgery, caring for their cast, how to use crutches and how to make a sling. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1178&language=">Cast care: Arm or leg cast</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1048&language=English">Crutches: How to use</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1188&language=English">Hip Spica (Body Cast): Caring for Your Child's Cast</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1252&language=English">Post-operative and post-anaesthetic care: Caring for your child at home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1036&language=English">Slings: How to make a basic sling</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span><h2 class="panel-title">Pain</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find some information on how to help your child to cope with their pain and how to talk to them about pain. </p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1652&language=English">Coping with pain</a></li><li class="list-group-item"><a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1259&language=English">Pain: How to talk to kids about their pain</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/fracture_learning_hub.jpgfracture