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What can plaster casts be used for? Could they be used for stopping knee meniscus tears instead of a knee brace? If the knee brace is an immobiliser.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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In brief: Plaster casts

Plaster casts are solid and don't allow movement of tour knee which can make it stiff.
A knee immobilized allows for some movement. Rest and time and an ortho referral should help you out. All the best.

In brief: Plaster casts

Plaster casts are solid and don't allow movement of tour knee which can make it stiff.
A knee immobilized allows for some movement. Rest and time and an ortho referral should help you out. All the best.
Dr. Katharine Cox
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