OrthoVirginia Blog

Arm Fractures in Children

Summer's here and school is out of session, so that means children will be spending more time outdoors doing what they do best....running, jumping, skipping and tumbling. With increased activity comes an increased chance of injury. Forearm fractures account for almost half of all childhood fractures.

This common injury typically occurs when a child falls on an outstretched arm. Read more about forearm fractures: causes, classification, symptoms and treatments.

Charles Lefton, MD, practices out of our Arlington and Tysons offices.