Musculoskeletal injuries include fractures of the bone or dislocations of the joint, sprains, strains, ligament tears and tendon lacerations. A fracture is a break in the bone tissue.

A fracture happens when there is a lot of force placed on a bone which can chip, crack or break the bone. Muscles, blood vessels, nerves, tendons, joints and other organs may be occasionally injured when a fracture happens.

Musculoskeletal System

Bones, joints, tendons, ligaments and muscles make up the musculoskeletal system. Children can injure themselves in many ways.

The human skeleton gives form to the body, allows the body to move, protects organs, makes red blood cells, and stores calcium, phosphorus and other body chemicals.