Immediate mobilization safe and efficacious in treating proximal humeral fractures
Immediate Mobilization Compared with Conventional Immobilization for the Impacted Nonoperatively Treated Proximal Humeral Fracture: A Randomized Controlled TrialJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2007 Dec;89(12):2582-90
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74 patients with an impacted proximal humeral fracture were randomized to undergo one of two nonoperative treatments. The first group underwent an immediate mobilization therapy (within 72 hours of the fracture) while the second group underwent a conventional immobilization protocol. Results indicated that the nonoperative immediate passive mobility treatment is safe and more efficacious when comp...
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