Quantifying balance deficit in people with ankle fracture six months after surgical intervention through the Y-Balance test.

  title={Quantifying balance deficit in people with ankle fracture six months after surgical intervention through the Y-Balance test.},
  author={Diana Salas-G{\'o}mez and Mario Fern{\'a}ndez-Gorgojo and Pascual S{\'a}nchez-Juan and Esther Laguna Bercero and Mª Isabel Perez-N{\'u}{\~n}ez and David Barbado},
  journal={Gait \& posture},
BACKGROUND Ankle fractures are among the most common traumatic fractures and have a great socio-economic impact. Consequences of an ankle fracture requiring surgical treatment (e.g. pain, reduced ankle range of motion (ROM), muscle weakness, etc.) lead to balance deterioration, which has a profound impact on activities of daily living. However, to the best of the authors' knowledge, no reliable clinical tests are available to monitor balance in patients after ankle surgery. OBJECTIVES To… Expand


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