Posterior ankle splint
Revision as of 15:47, 22 March 2016 by Ostermayer (Text replacement - "Category:Ortho" to "Category:Orthopedics")
- 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"
- Distal tibia/fibula fx.
- Reduced dislocations
- Severe sprains
- Tarsal / metatarsal fx