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History of Plaster of Paris immobilization

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Osteoporosis - Treatment and Prevention

OrthoHeal Pvt Ltd is top promising med tech startup company. It's unique revolutionary cast heals fractured bone of hand, arm, and leg. www.orthoheal.in May 29, 2017 Osteoporosis – Treatment and PreventionOsteoporosis, meaning porous bones, a disease in which the density and quality of bones are reduced. As bones become more porous and fragile, body constantly absorbs and replaces bone tissue. With osteoporosis, new bone creation is not able to keep up with old bone removal. Hence, the risk of fracture is significantly increased.
Cause Bones are thickest and strongest in early adult life and the density of bones increase till late 20’s. After the age of 35, bone density is gradually lost. This happens to everyone, but some develop osteoporosis and lose density much faster than others. And this also makes them prone to fracture. This is common amongst older people, but younger people could also be affected. Osteoporosis can affect both men and women. However, women are more at risk for d…

Common Deformity of Elbow Joints Occurs after Bone Fractures

Common Deformity of Elbow Joints occurs after Bone FracturesElbow Injuries and Disorders After closed reduction and immobilization with POP/Glass fiber cast
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May 11, 2017 A plaster/fiberglass cast is given for treatment of fractures and other orthopedic ailments. Though a very safe mode of treatment, complications of plaster may occur.
Main complications of plaster are stiff joints, muscle wasting and impaired circulation. Physiotherapy and good nursing can help reduce these complications and speed the final recovery. Apart from these complications, permanent deformity may occur due to misalignment of fractured bones.
We have tried to explain normal anatomy v/s common deformity which occurs due to misalignment of fractured bone. When your arms are held out at your sides and your palms are facing forward, your forearm and hands should normally be about 5 to 15 degrees away from your body. This is the normal "carrying angle" of the elbow. This angle allows you…

History of Plaster of Paris immobilization

History of Plaster of Paris immobilization
OrtthoHeal PVT. LTD. May 6, 2017 Now a days it is commonly called as orthopedic cast, body cast, plaster cast, or surgical cast, is a shell, frequently made from plaster, encasing a limb (or, in some cases, large portions of the body) to stabilize and hold anatomical structures, most often a broken bone (or bones), in place until healing is confirmed.
Plaster of Paris has been used for centuries to treat fractures by immobilizing bones and allowing undisturbed healing.
Plaster bandages consist of a cotton bandage that has been combined with plaster of Paris, which hardens after it has been made wet. Plaster of Paris is calcined gypsum (roasted gypsum), ground to a fine powder by milling. When water is added, the more soluble form of calcium sulfate returns to the relatively insoluble form, and heat is produced.
The setting of unmodified plaster starts about 10 minutes after mixing and is complete in about 45 minutes; however, the cast is not fully …