Pain management options for bone fractures can be diverse and varied in nature. While it is commonplace to reference a broken bone or bone break regarding a fracture of a bone, a “break” is not a technical orthopedic term. A bone fracture is defined by a condition in which there is a break in the continuity of a bone. Fractures can be the result of stress, traumatic injury, or a significant impact to the body. Moreover, bone fractures could also result from certain medical conditions that weaken the bones of the human body, such as bone cancer or osteoporosis. Pain management options for bone fractures can involve long and short-term treatment measures, which may or may not include surgical intervention. It often depends upon the location and severity of the fracture(s) involved in each case.

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