Have you experienced an injury or are currently in discomfort from a chronic condition? Braces and splints have been proven to provide those who have a chronic condition or have sustained an acute injury with optimal muscular and joint support.
Dr. Avery Arora is a board-certified surgeon who offers patients his unparalleled expertise in hand, wrist, and elbow surgery to those in Livonia and Southfield, Michigan as well as their surrounding areas. In addition, Dr. Arora specializes in the care and rehabilitation of medical concerns pertaining to the elbow, wrist, and hand. Contact us today to schedule an appointment at the location nearest you to learn more about braces and splints. Dr. Avery and his team are here to help restore a better quality of living.
What are splints and braces used for?
- To alleviate discomfort from a chronic condition
- To assist in healing an acute injury
- To prevent future injuries
How will I know if I need to use a brace or splint?
An examination with and proper diagnosis from Dr. Arora will best determine if you may require or benefit from using a brace or splint. For more insight on whether you should use a brace or splint, schedule your appointment with Dr. Arora at the location nearest your at your earliest convenience.
What is the difference between a brace and a splint?
Usually, a brace is a more longer-term means of alleviation towards a chronic condition or injury while splints are meant for short-term usage. Braces are often recommended for those who have experienced a sprain or tear with the occasional means of rehabilitating from a fracture. Splints, on the other hand, are often used to assist the recovery of a bone fracture as well as to help treat sprains.
However, both braces and splints may be applied during a first aid emergency.
How can I obtain a brace or splint?
To receive a brace or splint that is suitable for you, you can visit the following locations:
If you are looking for a means of alleviating a chronic condition or an acute injury, contact us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Arora at the location nearest you and find out if you may require or benefit from a brace or splint.