The long-term results of conservative management of severely displaced fractures of the calcaneus.

@article{Pozo1984TheLR,
  title={The long-term results of conservative management of severely displaced fractures of the calcaneus.},
  author={Joseph L Pozo and E O Kirwan and A M Jackson},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1984},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={386-90}
}
A subjective, objective and radiographic study of 21 patients with comminuted calcaneal fractures showing severe involvement of the subtalar joint is reported. The average follow-up was 14.6 years (range 8 to 29 years). Only patients with unilateral closed fractures and no associated injuries to either lower limb were admitted to the study. All were treated by early active mobilisation of the ankle, and the subtalar and the midtarsal joints. Seventy-six per cent of the patients achieved a good… CONTINUE READING

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