Sentence Examples


  • A person suspected of having a spinal cord injury should not be moved and treatment of SCI begins with immobilization, commonly achieved by enclosing the cervical spine in a rigid collar and use of rigid backboards.
  • When an arm, hand, leg, or foot requires immobilization, the cast, splint, or brace will generally extend from the joint above the injury to the joint below the injury.
  • Immobilization prevents further injuries to the cord at the scene of the injury and has helped reduce worsening of any neurological SCI injury.
  • Besides the risk of an unnecessary cesarean section, other risks posed to the mother by EFM include her immobilization in bed.
  • The primary goal of immobilization is to maintain the realignment of a bone long enough for healing to start and progress.