A 28-year-old male asked:
Do small non displaced tibial plateau fractures need the knee immobilising? i didnt and have instability despite my acl reconstruction 3.5 months ago
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Dr. Richard Zimonanswered
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Not usually: Tibial plateau (front of the bone at it's STRONGEST edge! Shaped like a triangle the tibia plateau is the top "peak"... and this fracture generally heals without casting. The knee is usually stable following such injuries. Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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