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.
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?
Dr. Arora is able to work with most insurance companies to provide necessary braces and splints in the office. Fitting and dispensing occurs on the same visit, alleviating the usual hassle of obtaining hand-related braces with other durable medical equipment suppliers.