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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All in the family

Marlin knee

Dynasplint is a fairly large medium-sized company. We have over 730 colleagues spread out over the USA, Canada and parts of Eastern Europe. Within the geographical diversity, we have people in a myriad of positions; sales, sales support, patient accounts, operations, IT, HR, marketing, insurance, compliance, finance, manufacturing, executive, administration- just to name a few. Now [...]

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Friends of the Forces- Focus on Loved Ones

soldier with family

Full disclosure here- The author is a military mom, and has a huge heart for our service members and their families. Our son served in Iraq in 2007, and now, as a lawyer, his pro bono work is with and on behalf of veterans. Our daughter formed a not-for profit to support the troops who [...]

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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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