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An ankle fracture is a very painful injury that can lead to significant disability. However, modern techniques allow doctors to restore the normal anatomy, and very good to excellent results occur in most cases. Furthermore, the benefits of this procedure will most often far outweigh the risks.
Now that you have viewed the presentation, it is your doctor's hope that you have a better understanding of the procedure, including its risks, benefits, and alternatives. Based on the information you have gained about your injury and the treatment options, you and your doctor can now make a shared decision about your health care.
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