Dr Micheni Muthuuri - Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon

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Early Weight-Bearing after Ankle Fracture Fixation; a Prospective, Randomized And Non-Blinded, Outcome Study

In early 2006 during AO-scholarship training at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, I witnessed patients being walked on the same day after fixation of ankle fractures. This was contrary to my original teaching of protected non-weight bearing for six weeks. Literature review in this subject was inconclusive.

I then determined to study and compare the functional benefit of early weight-bearing as compared to non- weight-bearing in these patients.

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About Dr J. M. Muthuuri

Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.

Dr J M Muthuuri is a registered board surgeon who has undergone training in various countries (UK, Israel and South Africa). He has 28 years of experience as a doctor, 10 years of Orthpaedic Trauma. He is based at The Mombasa Hospital.

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