Limited evidence suggests allowing range of motion in low risk ankle fractures in kids is beneficial
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OrthoEvidence. Limited evidence suggests allowing range of motion in low risk ankle fractures in kids is beneficial. ACE Report. 2019;8(11):27. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12069
Management of ‘low-risk’ ankle fractures in children: a systematic reviewAnn R Coll Surg Engl. 2019;00:1-9. doi 10.1308/rcsann.2019.0027
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'Low risk' ankle fractures are common among children, and include Salter-Harris Type I fractures, avlusion fractures, and non-displaced fractures. Optimal management of these injuries is unclear. In this study, the authors performed a meta-analysis of four randomized controlled trials. The trials compared various combinations of ankle brace, fibreglass cast, posterior splint, and elastic tubular b...
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