Best treatment for wrist buckle fractures

The CHEO Research Institute’s Spotlight on Research video series showcases some of their leading researchers in priority areas.  Over the coming months we will be sharing some of these videos through the CAPHC Conversations Blog.

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Dr. Amy Plint, CHEO Emergency Department physician and scientist, describes a research project that determines the best way to treat wrist buckle fractures, a very common injury for kids. The discovery was practice-changing at CHEO – now kids get better, faster and with less inconvenience and pain too.

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A written transcript of this video is available in French, upon request. Please email


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