A fracture is commonly referred to as a broken bone. Fractures are common; the average person has two during a lifetime. They occur when the physical force exerted on the bone is stronger than the bone itself. Your risk of fracture depends, in part, on your age. Broken bones are very common in childhood, though children's fractures are generally less complicated than fractures in adults. Older people, whose bones are more brittle, are more likely to suffer fractures from falls that would not affect younger people.

Fractures can be classified into five different kinds:

Greenstick Fracture: Where the bone is bent due to an external force, prevalent among children.

Transverse Fracture: A Fracture perpendicular to the bone.

Oblique Fracture: A Fracture oblique to the bone.

Comminuted Fracture: A Fracture where the bone has been split into multiple pieces.

Impacted Fracture: A Fracture where the fracture points are compressed together.

Compound Fracture: A Fracture where the bone is protruding from the body.

Symptoms of Fractures

It is important to seek a healthcare provider if you have any of these following symptoms:

  • Inflammation of fractured area.
  • Pain when moving area.
  • If the injured area is out of shape.
  • Bones protruding out of the skin.

Causes of Fractures

Some causes of fractures include:

  • Unstable Floor.
  • Sports.
  • Falling.
  • Having Osteoporosis.
  • Automobile Incidents.

Treatment of Fractures

Fractures can get progressively worse if untreated, it is important to treat them via:

  • Immobilization of the fracture.
  • Surgery.
  • Medication (consult a doctor).
  • Physiotherapy.
  • Massage Therapy.
  • Chiropractic Care.
  • Acupuncture.
  • Eat Highly Nutritious Foods.

Preventing Fractures

Some preventative measures include:

  • Ensure proper warmup and cooldown.
  • If you feel pain when doing an activity, take a break.
  • Ensure that the environment is not harsh.
  • Have a nutritious diet.
  • Exercise Regularly.
  • Ensure Avid Sleep.


If you suffer from a fracture and want a natural approach to health, we can help. Our Mississauga clinics have an approach to better health.

Auto Rehabilitation

You deserve to get tuned up, not just your car.



Move better with individual treatment for your muscle and joints.


Sport Injuries

Get off the bench. We will get you moving again.


Women's Health

We will help you take care of your health and beaty.


Work Injuries (WSIB)

Dont suffer because you were hurt at work.


MyHealth is rated 4.9 out of 5 based on 145 reviews from around the Web.
She is very professional, extremely friendly and easy to work with. Thank you Michaela for all your help!
They are absolutely amazing!! They always aims to get us better in as few sessions as possible. Highly recommended !!
I'm recommending this amazing and professional clinic to all my friends and family.

Online Reviews

We want to be the best clinic in town, let us help you achieve better health. See what our clients have to say about it.


Our Team

Our goal is to provide the best functional therapy to help you live a healthy and balanced lifestyle.



We want to understand the underlying cause for your imbalance or dysfunction causing poor health.



We want you to understand your health so that you can achieve better function.


Book Online

Getting healthy takes time, we can help you achieve it. Our team is available any time just click to book.



Streetsville - Mississauga

317 Queen St South
Mississauga, ON
L5M 1M3


Book Online

Port Credit

Port Credit - Mississauga

137 Queen St East
Mississauga, ON
L5G 1N1


Book Online


Etobicoke Join Our Team

Do you want to focus on your patients, or would you like to have more free time? We can help you grow your clinic.

Contact Us


Oakville Join Our Team

We are looking for a clinics that focus on integrated rehab and manual therapy! Quality approach to therapy is a must, join our team effort.

Contact Us