II. Definition

  1. Fracture management without Casting

III. Indications: Immobilization

  1. Stable Fracture unlikely to shift if extremity moved

IV. Management: General Adjuncts

  1. Soft Compression Dressing for first 2-3 days

V. Management: Immobilization of common Fractures

  1. Shoulder Immobilizer
    1. Impacted Surgical Neck Humerus
  2. Sling
    1. Non-displaced Radial Head Fracture
    2. Non-displaced Olecranon Fracture
  3. Knee Immobilizer
    1. Non-displaced Patella Fracture
  4. Crutch walking
    1. Shaft of Fibula Fracture
    2. Non-displaced Calcaneus Fracture
  5. Hard Sandal
    1. Fractured Base of fifth Metatarsal
  6. Avoid offending Activity
    1. Stress Fracture
  7. Buddy Taping to adjacent toe or finger
    1. Non-displaced toe or Finger Fractures

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