Physical Therapy Guidelines for Ankle Fracture with Surgery
Physical Therapy Guidelines for Ankle Fracture with Surgery This was written and developed by the therapists of MGH Physical Therapy Services. The information is the property of Massachusetts General Hospital and should not be copied or otherwise used without express permission of the Director of MGH Physical & Occupational Therapy Services.
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