• small
  • If the stress of repetitive loads overwhelm the ability of the bone to repair itself, small cracks can begin to occur within the bone structure. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • OBJECTIVE: To determine outcome and prognostic factors after radius and ulna fracture repair with a modified IMEX miniature circular external skeletal fixation (MCESF) in small and toy breed dogs. (orthovet.org)
  • SAMPLE POPULATION: Thirty-seven young small and toy breed dogs with 41 radial and ulnar fractures. (orthovet.org)
  • CONCLUSION: This modified IMEX MCESF construct provided an effective alternative to treat young small and toy breed dogs with radius and ulna fractures. (orthovet.org)
  • poor
  • But, of course, there are risk factors that lead to the fall -- older age, fragile or thin bones from osteoporosis, poor balance, and a previous history of falls. (eorthopod.com)