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Sling

Sling | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the injury?

Symptoms will vary, depending on the type of injury requiring the use of a sling. Slings are often used for injuries that involve the following symptoms:

  • deformity of a joint, such as the shoulder or elbow
  • inability to move a joint, such as the shoulder or elbow
  • pain in the shoulder, arm, or hand
  • swelling in the shoulder, arm, or hand

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    Sling: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: James Broomfield, MD
    Reviewer: Melinda Murray Ratini, DO
    Date Reviewed: 08/15/02



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