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Commonly Used Implants in Bone Healing
Bone plates bring broken ends of your bones together to minimize the fracture and restrain movement, allowing the fractured site to rest and heal. These are the most common implant attached to the fractured bone with the help of a screw.1
Screws can be used to fix the bones internally. They may be used alone or in combination with other orthopedic devices to provide internal fixation.1
Prostheses are commonly used for knee and hip replacement surgeries. It is generally used to reduce pain, improve movement, and enhance the quality of life.2