A.Sports Injuries Expert
For greenstick fractures or hairline cracks, the affected limb is usually immobilised in a cast or brace to assist with pain control, and to allow for adequate bone healing. There will often be accompanying swelling with a fracture, and this needs to be monitored by a medical professional. Keeping the limb elevated on a pillow at night will help to alleviate the swelling. It's best to follow up with an orthopaedic surgeon or sports physician for further review and management advice.
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