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Treating Bone Fractures in the Early 20th Century

While a broken bone today can be a nuisance, in the early 20th century, it would be a serious, if not deadly, injury. People knew from ancient times to immobilize broken bones with a splint or a brace. Later, bone setters were used to move the bone into place before immobilization. The location of the […]

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