Biomechanical Measurements of Forearm Pronosupination With Common Methods of Immobilization

The Journal of Hand Surgery, 05/03/2012

The Muenster cast offers reasonable immobilization of the forearm without fully immobilizing the elbow. The long–arm cast option offers significantly more forearm stability at the cost of any elbow motion. The 2 splints tested do not effectively immobilize the forearm compared with the other modalities tested.

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