Functional Fracture Bracing
Functional bracing is an effective therapeutic modality in the management of selected fractures of the tibia, humerus, and ulna, particularly low-energy injuries. The brace is designed to support fracture instability during healing. In the case of tibial fractures, it is applicable only to reduced transverse fractures and to axially unstable fractures with an acceptable degree of shortening. The rate of union of tibial fractures after functional bracing is approximately 97%.
Proper use and wear are critical to obtain desired results. Frequent follow-up and adjustment are required. This device does not provide absolute protection against further injury
Fracture braces comes in many different brands, shapes and sizes and the best is to always come into the practice that we can evaluate the injury and recommend the best brace for your needs.