caliper splint


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caliper splint

a leg splint consisting of two metal rods running from the back of a band around the thigh or from a cushioned ring around the lower portion of the pelvis to a metal plate under the shoe below the arch of the foot. Also called split caliper stirrup.

caliper splint

An external support for a leg weakened by muscular disorder or ankle or knee instability. It usually consists of a metal rod on either side attached to the heel of the shoe and a strap around the leg.
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