A bone is said to be fractured when the structured is broken in some way. There are many potential causes for bone fracture, including trauma. The bone itself does not contain pain receptors but the fracture will cause pain due to muscle spasms, swelling of the tissue around the break and damage to the periosteum, the lining of the bone itself. Usually a fracture is diagnosed following medical examination and an X ray which shows up bone.
The process of bone healing starts with the development of a blood clot around the broken region. Special cells called fibroblasts form a bone matrix onto which is deposited crystals which transform the matrix into bone. The entire process can take up to 18 months but generally an adult bone has returned to strength after around 3 months.
Types of Fracture
Fractures may be closed or open. A closed fracture is one in which the skin remains intact, an open is where the fracture breaks through the skin and is therefore prone to contamination and infection. Spiral fractures are those in which the bone has twisted and an impacted fracture is one in which bone segments are pushed into one another. Other types include the linear fracture, which is a break along the long axis of the bone, and the oblique fracture in which the break is diagonal to the long axis.
Claims in Aberystwyth
If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, whether you suffered a fracture or a sprain, the law states that you should be entitled to claim compensation. So no matter what type of injury you have, if you think you may have valid claims in Aberystwyth, get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline to find out if you can claim.
It is easy to find out if Accident Advice Helpline can assist you with your claims in Aberystwyth. You can complete our unique on line 30 second test or you can pick up the phone and speak directly to one of our team. You could even text us and someone will get back to you.
Why Accident Advice Helpline?
We strongly recommend that you ask Accident Advice Helpline to help you make your claims in Aberystwyth. We offer many benefits to all our customers and these include our 100% ‘no win, no fee*’ compensation promise and the fact that no money is needed up front from you to start your claims in Aberystwyth process. We have over 14 years of experience working in the industry of personal injury compensation claims and are well known as industry leaders. As our celebrity endorser Esther Rantzen says, ‘Making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline is fast and easy, so it’s shocking that 7 out of 10 people in the UK who were injured don’t bother claiming the compensation they are legally entitled to. Don’t become one of them!’
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