An orthopedic appliance which extends from the shoulder to the elbow. Lined with closed cell foam, adjustable, and contains soft tissue to prevent pinching of skin. It is designed to provide isolation and support for humeral diaphyseal fractures, and for deep humeral bone bruises. May include brace, socks, and arm sling.
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