Understanding Thread Whirling with a Broken Hip

Every day, injured folks benefit from bone screws machined by thread whirling.

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Bone screws, which are thread whirled, are used in the medical every day.

I was recently reflecting on how long PM has been offering readers the PM Inbox Insight monthly e-newsletter and was stunned to realize that it’s been published since July 2008. I took a peek at some of my first PM 101: Learn More with Lori columns, and one especially caught my eye because of its personal approach to describing what is involved in the process of external thread whirling.

Every day, injured folks benefit from bone screws machined by thread whirling. Read about the process that has impacted the medical industry, and how it has helped my father’s broken hit heal. Visit “Medical Edge: Thread Whirling” to read the article and for links to more information on the topic.