One method used by medical professionals to repair fractured bones is call O.R.I.F. This is an acronym for Open Reduction Internal Fixation. This procedure is often used in serious fracture cases including comminuted or displaced fractures. These are fractures that would not heal correctly through the use of normal splints or casts.
During an O.R.I.F. procedure, a orthopedic surgeon will typically surgically insert a rod into your body in order to stabilize the bone. This procedure can also be done using plates and screws. The point of this procedure is to use the surgically inserted hardware to help guide the healing process of the bone and the bone setting. O.R.I.F. surgery is generally done under anesthesia, which means that you will not be “awake” for the surgery.
While this surgery is often deemed necessary, it also comes with potential risks, complications, and side effects. These can include, but are not limited to, surgeries to remove the hardware, chronic pain, infection, stiffness, arthritis, loss of range of motion, deformity, audible noises, nerve damage, muscle damage, and bacterial colonization.
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