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Rotation Scarf & Akin Osteotomy (RSA) : Is It Safe?

Discussion in 'Podiatry Arena' started by Admin, Sep 20, 2016.

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    In some regions in the UK the RSA has become a prevalent choice in the managment of hallux valgus deformity. Its advocates often implement early weight-bearing recommending a sneaker or similar two weeks post-operatively.

    A translation scarf appears to withstand weight bearing stresses well, when appropriate AO fixation is used, and cadaver studies have cofirmed this to be true. The eminent American Podiatrist Scott Weill even suggests wearing trainers one week after this surgery and...

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