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A sling is a piece of fabric made to hold an injured part of the
body, limit its movement, and relieve pain.
A sling can be used for many different injuries, including:
The causes of risks of those conditions can be learned by
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Sling: Symptoms & Signs
Author: James Broomfield, MD Reviewer: Melinda Murray Ratini, DO Date Reviewed: 08/15/02