Post Operative Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Of Hoffaâ€™s Fracture: A Case Series
Volume 5 - Issue 6, June 2022 Edition
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DR.Subham Parmar, DR. Dharmang Vyas
Cortico-cancellous screw, Herbert screw, HOFFAâ€™S fracture, open reduction internal fixation, post operative.
Background: A coronal fracture of the distal femoral condyle, known as a HOFFAâ€™S fracture, commonly occurs and is easy to misdiagnose. Surgical treatment and rehabilitation is primary method of treatment. So, this study involves left Hoffaâ€™s lateral condylar fracture managed by open reduction internal fixation with C-C screw and rehabilitation Case presentation: We reported a 7 cases of 15-50 years patients who visited to our hospital with complaint of pain during knee bending, transfer activities and prolong standing. They presented with lateral and medial condylar HOFFAâ€™S fracture and this cases is managed by C-C screw and Herbert screw fixation by means of ORIF. After surgery physiotherapy management was started after 1 day of surgery. No early complications, such as infection, and loss of reduction were noted after surgery. Outcome measure: VAS, GONIOMETRY, MMT, GIRTH(MEASURETAP) Conclusion: Our case study highlight the importance of early post op physiotherapy management after HOFFAâ€™S fracture. And we reported that physiotherapy plays an important role in rehabilitation of patients with HOFFAâ€™S fracture.
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