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My husband had met with an accident and has multiple fractures in Tibia. He is given traction with 25 pounds of weight. Can the weight be put off for 5-6 hours in a day?
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Share xrays.
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No. The post weight is to keep the limb aligned that will help reduce swelling, prevent pain due to fracture ends rubbing each other and prevent complications.
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As per treating doctor
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