bi-valve cast

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bi-valve cast

; removable cast plaster of Paris or resin bandage padded cast applied to the lower leg and foot, split longitudinally (into anterior and posterior halves) and fixed with Velcro closures, to allow full ambulation whilst unloading the plantar skin; used to facilitate healing of neuropathic ulcers, or Charcot joints; easily removed for ulcer redressing
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Despite having to wear a removable cast on her leg, walking with a limp and being unable to drive a manual car, Em has decided not to sue the villa owners for the faulty scooter and she remains ambitious.
But after having his removable cast (or boot walker) taken off this week, he could be back in Super League XVIII contention within the next few weeks.
The pavilion sits on a removable cast in-situ concrete raft foundation.
Scans have now revealed a fracture in his heel but doctors are hopeful it will knit itself back together naturally with the aid of a removable cast.
That conclusion is getting support from preliminary results of a 4-year trial comparing TCC with a removable cast walker known as an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO).
He has had the break encased in a removable cast and faces a lay-off of between five and six weeks.
The Cherry-and-Whites captain has had the break encased in a removable cast and has been told that he faces a lay-off of between five and six weeks.
trying to wake up the club from its worst performance in three weeks, Red Wings doctors were placing a removable cast on Shanahan's foot.
Initially, the doctor prescribed a removable cast to immobilize the tendon.
Treatment can include ankle/foot orthotics, night splints, physical therapy, and a removable cast.
Miss Esteve, who was born in Barcelona but has lived in England for 10 years, must use a removable cast until her leg heals in early May.
I've been using ultra-sound to speed up the healing and I've got a removable cast so I've kept the hand nice and mobile.