(1) You also might choose to wear the splint during the day.(2) In sports such as basketball, football, and hockey, the athlete may proceed with play and practice with extension taping as long as the splint is worn at all other times.(3) The filly Morning Pride by-passes the 1000 while City On A Hill sits out the 2000 after sustaining a splint injury which will keep him off the track until the middle of June.(4) If this accident had happened on shore, the corpsman would have followed the same procedures but would have had to immobilize the leg with a splint .(5) He wears a splint to support his right ankle and enable him to walk, and his right arm is a dead weight.(6) If a single digit is infected, a finger splint supporting the interphalangeal joints in extension is usually adequate.(7) Both groups showed improvement in electrodiagnostic studies at the end of the trial, but the patients who wore the splint full time showed significantly greater improvement.(8) In ventral view, the sphenorbital fissure, which is long and oval, is exposed posteriorly and is separated from the relatively small optic foramen by a narrow bony splint .(9) Neither of the children ever experienced any pain or discomfort with either the casting or wearing the splint .(10) After allowing the splint injury to heel, Bellamy Road returned to the published work tab on July 16 over the training track at Saratoga Race Course.(11) Bellamy Road came out of his seventh-place finish in the Kentucky Derby with a splint injury and has not raced since.(12) The splint supported the posterolateral part of the lower leg but also had a slight anterior curve.(13) To prevent relapses, when the last plaster cast is removed a splint must be worn full-time for two to three months and thereafter at night for 2 to 4 years.(14) In some cases, infants will need to wear a splint or brace.(15) When the symptoms are minor a wrist splint worn mainly at night or anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin and avoidance of the causative movements may be all that is needed.(16) I explained to him that it was more of a severe sprain than an actual fracture and prescribed a wrist splint to be worn for the next three weeks.