All patients were immobilized for an average of 2 to 3 months in a plaster spica cast
until radiographic signs of union.
Pediatric femur fractures: Effectsof spica cast
treatment on family and community.
Ruby had her operations and was in a spica cast
until she was two years old.
A Spica table is used to provide both stability and maneuverability while applying a hip spica cast
"She was subsequently in a spica cast
, which is a full body cast, for three months followed by six months in a hip abduction brace.
Eva is raising money for DDH UK, a hip dysplasia charity, after she was diagnosed with developmental dysplasia of the hip and spent weeks in a spica cast
Postoperatively, the hand was placed in the thumb spica cast
for 4 weeks after which the cast was switched to a thumb spica removable splint for an additional 2 weeks.
Reduction was cheeked by flouroscopy and hip spica cast
applied while the operated joint immobilized in the reduced position.
A double leg Spica cast
was appliedfor a total of 12 weeks.
"Stephen will be in a spica cast
for six weeks following the procedure (to) avoid further deformities such as pelvic obliquity and developing spinal scoliosis.
After surgery a Spica Cast
is used to keep the hips aligned in the proper position while the tissue around the hip joint heals.
The patient was treated by immobilization of the thumb in a spica cast
for 4 weeks.