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What does PWB stand for?

PWB stands for Partial Weight Bearing


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The unit provides support for partial weight bearing.
The clinical score was defined as follows: (0), no weight bearing, strong inflammation, pain at rest; (1), mobilization with crutches, partial weight bearing (less than one-half of the total body weight), strong inflammation, pain at rest; (2), mobilization with crutches, partial weight bearing (more than one-half of the total body weight), mild inflammation, pain at rest; (3), full weight bearing with walking aids or plaster stabilization, reduction of mobility, no inflammation, stress-induced pain; (4), no complaints, unrestricted weight bearing, no walking aids, no inflammation, radiologic evidence of bridging callus and early remodeling.