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We kept the patient on skeletal traction for about two weeks.
Routine labs, x-rays were done and skeletal traction through proximal tibial pin was applied.
Based on these findings, the patient was placed in skeletal traction.
Skeletal traction in treatment of injuries to the cervical spine.
If skeletal traction was applied through femoral epicondyles for 4-6 weeks after osteosynthesis operation to patients with acetabular injuries, then we activated patients by using our dynamic unloading device on the second day after surgery, which allowed them to load injured extremity and make functional movements of the joint.