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What is an EOS? The EOS scanner is a special piece of X-ray equipment that takes images of you while you are stood up. This means your bones can be imaged while you are in your usual posture, instead of lying down. The EOS scanner can take much larger pictures than normal X-ray cameras which...

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What are ‘K’ wires? Kirschner wires (or ‘K’ wires) are used to: secure and maintain the position of broken bones or when bent bones are straightened stay in place until new bone around the fracture site begins to form. The time this takes is different for each child. ‘K’ wires...

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What is soft cast? Soft cast is a particular type of plaster cast that is designed to be flexible but strong enough to protect a broken bone whilst it is healing. Instructions after application of a soft cast If the fingers become swollen, painful, blue, numb, cold or you feel ‘pins and...

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