Splint For Research Paper

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Generally, splints are used for a short period of time because when the splint is used continuously and excessively, it may cause chronic pain and stiffness of a joint or to muscle weakness. However, the used of splint for a long period of time such as knee brace may prevent the progression of pain attributable to osteoarthritis of the knee. The wrist splint commonly used with fractures or mild to keep the wrist is a straight position without any pressure applied around the wrist.

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