Hard Tissue Injuries

Hard Tissue Injuries

  • Fractures
  • Dislocation


  • Breaks of cracks in bones.
  • In some cases, the broken bone is repaired underneath the skin. This is a simple fracture.
  • Compound fractures are more severe as the broken bone protrudes the skin.
  • Management procedures include:
    • Stop and control bleeding
    • Immobilization of the injured area using splint and bandage
    • Medical support and care as soon as possible


  • A type of joint injury where bones at a joint are displaced.
  • Results in deformity, pain, swelling and immobilization.
  • The displaced bones need to be forcefully restored in its initial state.
  • Management procedures include:
    • Complete immobilization of the injury site
    • Ice and elevation
    • Medical help as soon as possible
    • Without treating physicians, no attempt should be made by unprofessionals to relocate the bones in the joints