Elbow Dislocation- Ouch!

It happens in the blink of an eye. One moment you are walking down the street, and the next one you miss the step down from the curb and you’re tumbling forward. Instinct says, “Stretch out your arm and break the fall!” Result- face is saved and arm is hurt. Could be just a strain, […]

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Pediatric Neurological Rehabilitation

Infant elbow

“Inside of every child there’s a little person who wants to be like every other child.” Gail Smith, Neurological Director for Dynasplint Systems. When Cerebral Palsy, a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury or any other neurological event strikes a child, the vast amount of rehabilitation can be daunting. The time, cost, and discomfort […]

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Elbow Fracture- Now What?

Fitting a Dynasplint Elbow Extension

Recipe for shortened elbow range of motion: 1 part traumatic injury blended with surgery and 4-6 parts immobilization and voila- you have one stiff elbow. Symptoms of a fracture include pain on the outside of the elbow, swelling in the elbow joint, difficulty in bending or straightening the elbow and inability in turning the forearm. […]

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