Between playing sports, enjoying outdoor activities, or just being a little more clumsy than the average person, broken bones are unavoidable. With 206 bones in the human body, the odds are most people will break at least one during their lifetime. Not all bones break the same and some are more likely to break than others because of factors such as bone size and the area it’s located. When a bone is put under extra stress, sometimes it can break. Below, we’ll discuss 5 of the most frequently broken bones in the human body.
If your doctor has suggested you receive a CT scan, you might be wondering the reason for your CT scan recommendation. Most people may also be curious about what a CT scan is used for that an X-ray isn’t and what procedures CT scans are used to specifically diagnose or treat. In this article, we will discuss five important reasons your doctor may suggest you receive a CT scan.
A computed tomography (also called CT or CAT) scan allows doctors to see inside […]