Fracture Treatment

Get expert fracture care at OnPoint Urgent Care Houston. Our medical team offers precise diagnosis and personalized treatment plans for all types of bone fractures, ensuring a smooth recovery.

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Fracture Treatment

Service Name: Fracture Treatment

Introduction:

Fractures, or broken bones, are serious injuries that require immediate medical attention. OnPoint Urgent Care Houston provides comprehensive fracture treatment services, from initial diagnosis to complete rehabilitation.

Service Description:

Our medical team at OnPoint Urgent Care Houston is equipped with the expertise and technology to treat various types of fractures. We understand that each fracture is unique and requires a personalized treatment plan. Our approach includes pain management, stabilization of the injury, and strategies to promote healing and restore function.

Symptoms and Types of Fractures:

Fractures can present with a range of symptoms, including:

  • Pain and Swelling: At the site of the break.
  • Deformity: An unusual angle or shape where the bone is broken.
  • Discoloration: Bruising around the injured area.
  • Inability to Move the Affected Limb: Or loss of function in the injured area.
  • Crepitus: A grating sensation or sound when the injured area is moved or touched.

Fractures are categorized by their nature and complexity, such as simple, compound, stress fractures, or comminuted fractures.

Comprehensive Treatment Approach:

  • Immediate Assessment: Conducting physical exams and utilizing X-rays or other imaging techniques to determine the type and severity of the fracture.
  • Pain Management: Administering appropriate pain relief medications.
  • Immobilization: Using splints, casts, or braces to keep the broken bone in place.
  • Surgical Intervention: If necessary, performing surgery to properly align and secure the bones.
  • Physical Therapy: Offering rehabilitation to regain strength and mobility in the affected area.
  • Follow-Up Care: Monitoring the healing process and making any necessary adjustments to the treatment plan.

When to Seek Treatment for Fractures:

Seek medical care immediately if you suspect a fracture, especially if:

  • There is severe pain, swelling, or numbness.
  • The injured area is deformed.
  • The bone has pierced the skin (compound fracture).
  • The limb is immobile or cannot bear weight.

Importance of Professional Care:

Professional care is essential for the proper healing of fractures. Incorrect or delayed treatment can lead to complications such as improper bone healing, chronic pain, and decreased mobility.

Conclusion:

At OnPoint Urgent Care Houston, we prioritize rapid, accurate diagnosis and treatment for fractures to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. Our dedicated team is here to support you through every step of the healing process.

Your Health is Our Priority:

For expert fracture treatment and care, visit OnPoint Urgent Care Houston at 3905 Richmond Avenue, Houston, Texas 77027. We provide immediate and effective care for all types of fractures. Contact us at 832-810-3000 or visit www.onpointuc.com for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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