Sentence Examples

  • Casts are generally used to immobilize a broken bone.
  • Splinting is also used to immobilize an injured arm or leg immediately after an injury.
  • Splinting to immobilize a fracture can be done with or without traction.
  • Splint-A thin piece of rigid or flexible material that is used to restrain, support, or immobilize a part of the body while healing takes place.
  • The goal is to realign or immobilize the part or to relieve pressure on that particular area to promote healing and restore function.