Pinned Broken Leg Xray Stock Photo 116758778Biomedical Illustration,Bone,Broken,Capital Cities,Color Image,Colors,Condition,Fracture,Good Condition,Healthcare And Medicine,Human Body Part,Human Leg,Human Limb,Limb,London - England,No People,Photography,Physical Injury,Pinning,Radiogram - Photographic Image,Recovery,Stability,Surgical Pin,Tibia,UK,Vertical,X-ray ImagePhotographer ZEPHYRCollection: Vetta Pinned broken leg, coloured X-ray. The patient's tibia (shin bone) has been surgically immobilised by inserting a long pin and attaching it to the bone. This is known as internal fixation. The smaller fibula (above tibia) is also broken. It is important a bone is correctly aligned if it is to heal properly and avoid future complications.