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4Skeletal traction

In order to prevent posterior displacement of the distal fragment, the angle of the padded frame is pushed proximally to support the distal fragment, with appropriate padding.

As soon as the resolution of the pain allows, exercises should be started.

Control x-rays for fracture position need to be taken weekly, if possible, for the first 4 weeks. Thereafter X-rays are only necessary at 4-week intervals to monitor bone healing.