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Bone Pain and Fractures

How is a broken leg fixed?

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November 25, 2008 12:42PM

The broken bone is put into its correct alignment and held there, usually with a plaster cast. Then all you have to do is leave it in peace and the bone will grow back together pretty much the same way a cut will heal. If it's a bad break it might need an operation to insert pins and plates to keep the pieces in place.