Table 1

Demographic and fracture information from participants who suffered an ankle fracture
Participant code Gender Age How ankle fracture occurred Bones fractured Any other injury at time of fracture Surgical fixation of ankle fracture Weeks participating in rehabilitation therapies Time since injury strata
P1 Female 58 Tripped over pet dog Distal fibula no None 4 > 24 months
P2 Male 38 Car accident (car versus car) Distal tibia and distal fibula no ORIF* 8 > 24 months
P3 Male 19 Dropped while ‘crowd surfing’ Distal fibula no ORIF 4 Between 6 and 24 months
P4 Male 30 Motor bike accident (bike versus car) Distal tibia and distal fibula Haematoma adjacent to ipsilateral knee (resolved spontaneously) ORIF 13 Between 6 and 24 months
P5 Female 49 Ankle twist injury playing sport (netball) Distal fibula no None 0 > 24 months
P6 Female 24 Hiking (slip and fall) Distal fibula no None 6 > 24 months
P7 Female 45 Fell off horse Distal tibia and distal fibula no ORIF 5 < 6 months
P8 Female 47 Fall walking in platform shoes on uneven surface Distal fibula no ORIF 4 < 6 months
P9 Female 28 Skiing (collision and fall) Distal fibula no None 11 < 6 months
P10 Male 32 Motor bike accident (clipped curb on side of road) Distal tibia and distal fibula no ORIF 7 < 6 months
P11 Male 29 Tackled playing football (soccer) Distal tibia and distal fibula no ORIF 0 Between 6 and 24 months
P12 Male 23 Wakeboarding injury Distal fibula no None 3 Between 6 and 24 months

*Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF).

McPhail et al.

McPhail et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:224   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-224

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