Severe weather immobilized the rescue team.
It is best to immobilize the injury until a doctor can examine it.
Casts are generally used to immobilize a broken bone.
Splinting is also used to immobilize an injured arm or leg immediately after an injury.
Splint-A thin piece of rigid or flexible material that is used to restrain, support, or immobilize a part of the body while healing takes place.
Splinting to immobilize a fracture can be done with or without traction.