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splints

inflammation of the interosseous ligament between the small and large metacarpal bones of horses and an accompanying periostitis and exostosis production on the small metacarpal bone. The metatarsal bones are similarly but less frequently involved. Lameness is apparent during the development of the splints and is most noticeable after working. Subsequently the soreness disappears but the enlargement can be palpated, and seen in the worst cases.
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A TEENAGER who had his legs surgically broken to correct a birth defect faces further painful treatment because he was denied splints after the operation, his parents have claimed.
Nasal packing, septal splints, and quilting sutures work well in this regard, although each has its disadvantages.
The theft has had a massive impact on my life because I can't really do anything without the splints.
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It's all to do with a splint that flared up earlier on and that's why we took out the earlier part of the season.
Sugar tongs splints consisted of 10 to 12 layers of 3 to 4 inch plaster casting material applied over a layer of cast padding.
The article emphasizes some key points: the patient's active cooperation and compliance, very important in such a delicate protocol, the ability to make splints properly, in particular the maintenance of full extension of the PIP, and because of this, it is essential that the physiotherapist applies the lightest possible dressing to the wound before packing splints.
One brand, Jawels, was showcasing clear plastic removable splints studded with semi-precious stones.
AN autistic boy dancer who used to wear splints but wowed BGT judges with a Billy Elliot-style performance hopes to join the Bolshoi Ballet.
Ms van der Ploeg, a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at University Hospital, said: "They don't make leg splints that are small enough.