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Spiral Fracture from Massage



Is it possible for a child, six months old, to get spiral fractures from excessive oil massaging?


Spiral fractures are caused by twisting of an extremity.

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Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati