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What's the significance of having broken ankle?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Avoid future problem

Ankle fracture which are well aligned can be treated with cast immobilization for 6-8 weeks.
Ankle fracture where there is instability or incongruity in the joint may require internal fixation followed by a cast to get the best results and avoid future problem with arthritis.

In brief: Avoid future problem

Ankle fracture which are well aligned can be treated with cast immobilization for 6-8 weeks.
Ankle fracture where there is instability or incongruity in the joint may require internal fixation followed by a cast to get the best results and avoid future problem with arthritis.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

In brief: Cast or operation

Depending on the severity of the fracture, a broken ankle can be treated with immobilization in a cast, or may require surgery.
Surgery is indicated when the joint is compromised and if there is a risk of an unstable joint.

In brief: Cast or operation

Depending on the severity of the fracture, a broken ankle can be treated with immobilization in a cast, or may require surgery.
Surgery is indicated when the joint is compromised and if there is a risk of an unstable joint.
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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