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Lucas-Championnière's principle

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In fracture treatment, omission of fixating the fracture and early start of the functional treatment, e.g. massage and exercises.


  • J. Lucas-Championnière:
    Traitement des fractures du radius et du péroné par le massage: traitement des fractures para-articulaires simples et compliquées de plaie sans immobilisation, mobilisation et massage.
    Bulletins et mémoires de la Société de chirurgie de Paris, 1886, 12: 560-569 (Discussion 607-611).
  • J. Lucas-Championnière:
    Le massage et la mobilisation dans le traitement des fractures. 1886, 1889.
  • J. H. Gibbon:
    Lucas-Championnière and mobilization in the treatment of fractures.
    Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, Chicago, 1926, 43: 271-278.
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