September/October 2009 ISSN-1059-6518  Volume 22 Number 5


By Frank Hubbell, DO

Illustrations By T.B.R. Walsh

Injuries to the fingers and toes are very common regardless of whether you are in the backcountry, on the high seas, or at home. We somehow manage to sprain, strain, fracture, or dislocate them with an alarming frequency. These injuries are the bread and butter of emergency medicine. However, when these injuries occur alone, they seldom require 911 and a ride to the local ER via ambulance.

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Lower Leg Splint

January/February 2008 ISNN-1059-6518  Volume 21 Number 1

splinting 101:

Creating a lower leg splint with an ensolite pad

By Frank Hubbell, Read more