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What is the most common treatment for an avulsion fracture of the ankle?

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In brief: Immobilization

Usually immobilization by cast or cam walker will do it but if a large piece of bone is pulled off them surgery may be indicated.

In brief: Immobilization

Usually immobilization by cast or cam walker will do it but if a large piece of bone is pulled off them surgery may be indicated.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Joel McClurg
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In brief: Rehabilitation

Most avulsion fractures are treated conservatively with pain and swelling control and early return to activities.
Ofter bracing or splinting are used to protect the ankle and decrease symptoms.

In brief: Rehabilitation

Most avulsion fractures are treated conservatively with pain and swelling control and early return to activities.
Ofter bracing or splinting are used to protect the ankle and decrease symptoms.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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