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Putting On A Cast – Short Arm Cast

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What To Expect In The Office When A Cast Comes Off

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!

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What Your Child Will Most Likely Be Doing In Her Cast

Will your child do what she’s supposed to do in her arm cast? I doubt it. Here’s proof.

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How To Tell A Bad Splint From A Good Splint

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

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Pain In The Arm After Cast Removal

Most children have pain after an arm cast comes off. Here are some explanations of why this happens.

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Cast Padding – Common Issues In Children’s Casts

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

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Removal Of Your Child’s Cast

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.

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Activity Ideas For Children With Broken Arms

Now that your child has a cast, what activities are safe and fun? I found an article with examples.

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When The Cast Comes Off – It’s Still Crooked!

Parents often are surprised to see that their child’s arm is still crooked or slightly deformed after a cast comes off.

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Preventing Finger Stiffness In A Cast

Stiffness is a huge problem whenever anyone is in a cast. As kids get older, it’s more of a problem than when they’re young. This involves decreased range of motion in joints of the arm. The most important joints to

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