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Emergency Fracture Care

Memorial's Emergency Department stands ready to provide expert emergency care for broken bones or other major orthopedic injuries to the Yakima Valley. In addition to experienced emergency physicians, there is a board certified orthopedic surgeon always available.Whether you've broken your finger, arm or your hip, our team of physicians, nurses and other staff members are prepared to provide you with early diagnosis and treatment for a multitude of fracture injuries. Our team is dedicated to giving you the best and most up to date fracture care available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

How do I know if it's broken?

Fractured means broken. Whether you have a complete or a partial fracture, you have a broken bone. The classic signs of a fracture are pain, swelling, and deformity. However, unless you have an "open" fracture (a break where bone fragments are sticking out through the skin) it may be harder to tell.

Look for bruising and the inability to put weight on or move the injured area. If you suspect you have a fractured bone, seek emergency medical care immediately.

What to expect when you have a fracture:

Your doctor and hospital staff will likely do the following:

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