This child won’t move his arm, his skin looks weird and nasty, his arm is stiff, and he’s holding it in a strange posture – what’s wrong with him? He just had a cast taken off!
Will your child do what she’s supposed to do in her arm cast? I doubt it. Here’s proof.
Most parents just trust and take the doctor’s word for it that the right kind of splint has been put on their child when they have a broken arm. The fact is that splints put on by clinics, ERs, and…
Most children have pain after an arm cast comes off. Here are some explanations of why this happens.
Getting your child comfortable in her cast after a broken arm is critical – it may be on the arm for six weeks. Cast padding is an important part of making sure the cast fits right and stays comfortable. Here’s…
If you’ve never had a cast removed, you may be surprised at what’s involved. Here are the steps and some tips on preparing your child for the cast removal process.
Now that your child has a cast, what activities are safe and fun? I found an article with examples.
Parents often are surprised to see that their child’s arm is still crooked or slightly deformed after a cast comes off.