PT Inquest Episode 155: Surgical Fixation Techniques for Syndesmosis Injuries

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This episode explores the nature of fixating an injury in a place that normally allows a little movement. Should the fixation also allow some movement? Would this allow faster return to function? Can breaking a screw actually lead to better outcomes? We also explore the need for services like PRISMA.

Suture Button Versus Syndesmotic Screw for Syndesmosis Injuries: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Shimozono Y, Hurley ET, Myerson CL, Murawski CD, Kennedy JG.
Am J Sports Med. 2018 Nov 26:363546518804804. doi: 10.1177/0363546518804804. [Epub ahead of print]

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Produced by:
Matt Hunter

Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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