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06/07/2012

Modular cast

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    It will be possible to remove the cast piece by piece as the bone heals, helping to speed recovery and cut physical therapy time.
    Intended for use on broken arms, the modular cast will secure the limb in the same as a regular cast, but its six removable pieces can be disassembled by the patient's doctor as the bone heals. This will allow different parts of the arm to gradually regain flexibility while also increasing blood flow, and can cut physical therapy time in half.
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