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Does having screws and a plate put into fractured ankle increase recovery time?

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In brief: No

It should actually decrease healing time.
The screws and plates are preventing any shifting of the bone.

In brief: No

It should actually decrease healing time.
The screws and plates are preventing any shifting of the bone.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Stabilization of a fracture is very important and helps in healing process.

In brief: No

Stabilization of a fracture is very important and helps in healing process.
Dr. Steven Frydman
Dr. Steven Frydman
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