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a thin sliver of wood

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an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the body (as a broken leg)

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support with a splint

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The American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) has announced the launch of their new Casting and Splinting Program.
Generally, laterally luxated incisors need repositioning and splinting if alveolar fracture occurred, although in some cases they may return to their original position.
Intermittent static splinting can be initiated during the fourth week, but until the sixth week the continuation of static night splinting is recommended.
The prevalence of splint placement and the duration of splinting were calculated from clinical records.
As Rannou suggests, night-time-only use may result in the benefit of splinting taking longer to detect.
For de Quervain's tenosynovitis, steroid injections without splinting are more effective than injection plus splinting or splinting alone.
You typically recommend nighttime only or full-time splinting, depending on the severity of symptoms, but are not aware of the evidence for this.
All of the best medical supplies and instruments that Shippert Medical has been supplying for the last 25 years, plus many new products in nasal splinting, electrocantery, scalpels, garments, and liposuction.
Splinting it back on the tree would also be unlikely to succeed.
In the long term, carpal tunnel syndrome patients treated with surgery improved more than those treated with splinting, reported Annette A.
General pediatricians can treat the stable, nondisplaced middle and proximal phalangeal fractures by splinting them for 2-3 weeks, then buddy taping (taping the injured finger to an adjacent finger) them for 3-4 more weeks as needed for pain and function.
The malleable aluminum frame is designed for easy adjustment of the position of the fingers, thumb and wrist, and allows static progressive splinting without the need for heat or tools.
During the quieter fall, the department readies for ski season, bringing in the crutches and other orthopedic equipment, restocking supplies, readying the X-ray rooms and practicing the newest splinting and boot-removal techniques.
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