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Is it okay to switch from a back slab to a knee immobiliser?

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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Check with your doc

Without knowing the reason for the splint, the question cannot be answered.
But more importantly, the "slab" was applied for a reason and you should check with your treating physician about changing from the "slab" to an immobilizer.

In brief: Check with your doc

Without knowing the reason for the splint, the question cannot be answered.
But more importantly, the "slab" was applied for a reason and you should check with your treating physician about changing from the "slab" to an immobilizer.
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Robert Levine
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Dr. Richard Perlman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Don't know

You will have to give more information if you are to get a good answer. Why was the knee being immobilized? How long ago was it injured? Did you have surgery? If so, when? If it was a fracture, has it healed? Was it immobilized for comfort or for treatment?

In brief: Don't know

You will have to give more information if you are to get a good answer. Why was the knee being immobilized? How long ago was it injured? Did you have surgery? If so, when? If it was a fracture, has it healed? Was it immobilized for comfort or for treatment?
Dr. Richard Perlman
Dr. Richard Perlman
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