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A wrist splint can be worn to support the wrist while holding it firm and still (immobilize it).
A good wrist splint should:
Splints are available without a prescription from a drugstore, or with a prescription from an orthopedic or medical supply house. Physical and occupational therapists can custom-fit splints made from lightweight materials. This often reduces the clumsiness of wearing a splint.
Current as of: June 26, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineHerbert von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCS(C) - Orthopedics, Hand and Microvascular Surgery
Current as of:
June 26, 2019
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Herbert von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCS(C) - Orthopedics, Hand and Microvascular Surgery
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