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Are over-the-counter ankle braces good enough if I have a hairline fracture?
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Typically yes
Non displaced fractures are usually stable and if a lace up brace provides good pain relief, then it is typically acceptable.
Pain with any fracture should be respected and could signify a more significant injury.

In brief: Typically yes
Non displaced fractures are usually stable and if a lace up brace provides good pain relief, then it is typically acceptable.
Pain with any fracture should be respected and could signify a more significant injury.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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