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What is the most common treatment for a fractured ankle?

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Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
General Practice
4 doctors agree

In brief: Surgery vs cast

If the displacement is minor, then a cast may be adequate.
If there is marked displacement then surgery is required to realign the ankle joint to avoid disability.

In brief: Surgery vs cast

If the displacement is minor, then a cast may be adequate.
If there is marked displacement then surgery is required to realign the ankle joint to avoid disability.
Dr. Shivajee Nallamothu
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Complex descisiont ree lots of evidenced based info goal of treatment is acurate reconstruction ankle joint and early motion to avoid stifness.
Thereare 5 different classification schemes displaced surgery, nondisplaced fibula only cast can be usef.

In brief: Depends

Complex descisiont ree lots of evidenced based info goal of treatment is acurate reconstruction ankle joint and early motion to avoid stifness.
Thereare 5 different classification schemes displaced surgery, nondisplaced fibula only cast can be usef.
Dr. Mark Weston
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