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Types of Splint

Cervical Traction
Cervical Traction

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Finger Spints
Finger Spints

A buddy splint is just two adjoining fingers taped together -- like buddies. This basic splinting technique is commonly used when your finger is strained -- such as a jamming injury. The fingers should be taped at a point above and below the injured joint.

Rradial Gutter
Rradial Gutter

A radial gutter splint is often applied for uncomplicated metacarpal fractures. When a metacarpal fracture is present, a clinical examination for malrotation should also be performed. With the second through fifth fingers slightly flexed, the nail beds of adjacent fingers should lie in the same plane.

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Skeletal Traction
Skeletal Traction

A traction splint is commonly used to treat complete long bone fractures of the thigh, femur and not for tibia and fibula area. Their use is common in prehospital care. Evidence to support their usage however is poor. A dynamic traction splint has also been developed for intra-articular fractures of the phalanges of the hand.

Skin Traction
Skin Traction

A traction splint is commonly used to treat complete long bone fractures of the thigh, femur and not for tibia and fibula area. Their use is common in prehospital care. Evidence to support their usage however is poor. A dynamic traction splint has also been developed for intra-articular fractures of the phalanges of the hand.

Thumb Spica
Thumb Spica

A spica splint is a type of orthopedic splint used to immobilize the thumb and/or wrist while allowing other digits freedom to move.

Ulnar Gutter
Ulnar Gutter

Ulnar gutter splinting: appropriate coverage of patient. Video courtesy of Kenneth R Chuang, MD. Ulnar gutter splinting: removal of jewelry and rings to avoid ischemia from swelling.

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