Fracturing or breaking a bone can be painful, overwhelming, and intimidating. You immediately worry about how you will get around over the next couple of months. You also have to plan for your medical care and surgery might be a part of the treatment plan. The recovery from the surgery will be a long one and will require a lot of motivation and persistence.
Use your orthopedic surgeon as a source of information
You will likely have a lot of questions both before and following your surgery. While the internet can be a great way to obtain a large amount of medical information, it can also be overwhelming. You never know what information comes from a respected source and it can be difficult to distinguish which medical information applies to your medical care, and which informat