ARTICLES

Common treatments for tibia and fibula fractures, both bones in the leg, include reduction, casting and surgery, according to WebMD. The type of treatment depends on the severity of the break.

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Functions of the tibia, also called the shinbone, include connecting the knee to the ankle in the bodies of humans and other vertebrates. The tibia bone also functions to form part of the skeleton in the lower leg, where...

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As the fibula has little weight-bearing responsibility, Inner Body says its primary function is to provide muscle attachment. This bone is located in the calf, lateral to the tibia, and is the smaller of the two lower le...

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Severely damaged bones and ligaments around the knee require surgery to reattach the ligaments to the areas from which they were torn, according to WebMD. Damage to the anterior and posterior cruciate ligaments may not b...

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The tibia and fibula are connected bones that begin below the knee and end at the ankle, says Innerbody. The tibia is the larger and stronger bone, while the fibula, though as long as the tibia, is a slender bone attache...

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Major bones on a mouse skeleton include the skull, mandible, scapula, ribs, pelvis, femur, tibia, fibula, radius, ulna, humerus and several vertebrae along the spine. The anatomy of small mice was not fully diagrammed or...

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Non-surgical alternatives in treating fractures of the fifth metatarsal include immobilization and bone stimulation, explains the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. However, injuries involving a displaced bone,...

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