Growth Plate Injuries | The Huffington Post

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyLUKdQnSfM&w=560&h=315] The growth plates produce longitudinal growth of the bone. Growth Plate AnatomyGrowth plates are divided into layers or zones. The reserve zone is inactive and allows for...

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