Nov 01, · By definition, a buckle fracture is a stable fracture and stable fractures are less painful than unstable fractures. If the fracture is serious enough, you may be Author: James Roland. Nov 16, · What is a buckle fracture? A buckle fracture is a break that does not go completely through the bone. One side of the bone buckles (bulges) when pressure is applied to the other side of the bone. A buckle fracture is also called a torus fracture.
Jun 02, · Greenstick fractures are also more common in children than adults. It can take up to 6 weeks for a child to heal from a buckle fracture, and longer for Author: Amanda Barrell. Nov 13, · When a child or adult has a buckle fracture they will feel lots of pain with swelling, bruising, or tenderness where they are hurt. A stable fracture is less painful than the other fractures. If the buckle fracture is serious then you can see the bend in the arm or leg that is hurt.
Aug 14, · With a buckle fracture, the arm may be put in a cast for 3 to 6 weeks. However, some doctors prefer to splint the wrist. No difference in healing of wrist buckle fractures has been seen between casts and splints. As children’s bones grow, they remodel. In adults, the commonest form of buckle fracture seen is a buckle fracture of the ribs.