Post-operative Immobilization and Physical Therapy Following Volar Locked Plating for Distal Radius Fractures: Are They Necessary?

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Distal Radius Fractures
  • Age: Between 18 Year(s) - 75 Year(s)
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Participants with isolated displaced distal radius fractures, +/- ulnar styloid fracture, treated with volar locked plating and screws:
      • >10 degrees of dorsal tilt
      • Volar displacement (Volar Barton’s type fr

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Ipsilateral upper limb concomitant fracture
    2. Fracture fixation other than volar locked plating and screws
    3. Dislocation or neurologic injury
    4. Gustilo-Anderson grade III open fractures

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