Eligible patients must be aged over 2 years old and reside within NSW during time of virtual consultation.
The clinic accepts acute (less than 6 weeks old), simple and minimally displaced fractures, of:
Metatarsal, including base of 5th.
Weber A/ lateral malleolus avulsion
Radial head/ neck
AC Joint injury (Grade 1/2)
Paediatric forearm buckle
The clinic does not accept:
Open or unstable fractures requiring surgery or plaster.
All hand/ finger injuries except triquetral avulsion
Distal radius fractures
Neurovascular or skin compromise over fracture site
Sub-acute or chronic injuries (>6 weeks)
All referrals are screened by an Orthopaedic Doctor prior to enrolment into the service. Patients are then contacted by an rpavirtual physiotherapist within 72 hours of receiving the referral to organise an appointment via video or phone call.
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