Difference between revisions of "Posterior ankle splint"

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Revision as of 16:24, 25 March 2012

Background

  • Use at least 12-15 layers of plaster.
  • Adding a coaptation splint (stirrup) to the posterior splint eliminates inversion / eversion - especially useful for unstable fx and sprains.
  • Also know as "Short-Leg Posterior Splint"

Indications

  • Distal tibia/fibula fx.
  • Reduced dislocations
  • Severe sprains
  • Tarsal / metatarsal fx

Posterior Ankle Splint.gif

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