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How do you splint a broken hand?

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Dr. Howard Luks
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

Splinting of the hand is a lot more complex than you might imagine.
Different fractures require different types of splinting. Some fractures require surgery. If you splint a particular fracture in the wrong manner it can actually make the deformity worse. It is best to see a hand surgeon to determine the best type of splinting necessary.

In brief: It depends

Splinting of the hand is a lot more complex than you might imagine.
Different fractures require different types of splinting. Some fractures require surgery. If you splint a particular fracture in the wrong manner it can actually make the deformity worse. It is best to see a hand surgeon to determine the best type of splinting necessary.
Dr. Howard Luks
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Dr. John Evans
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

The splint will have to limit motion in the joint above and the joint below the break.
If a finger is broken, adjacent fingers may need splinting as well.

In brief: It depends

The splint will have to limit motion in the joint above and the joint below the break.
If a finger is broken, adjacent fingers may need splinting as well.
Dr. John Evans
Dr. John Evans
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