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Splint

Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

A splint is a rigid device that is used to support an injured body part. Splints are usually used on a short-term basis, to prevent movement until medical help is received.

What are the causes and risks of the injury?

A splint can be used for many different injuries, including the following:

  • bone fracture
  • joint injury
  • sprains or strains
  • Learn more about the causes and risks for these conditions by reading the related articles.


       

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    Splint: Symptoms & Signs

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



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