Hip Spica?

Answer

A hip spica is a covering for the legs to the ankle. When the covering is done for both legs it is then called a double hip spica. This is done after hip surgery or after fractures to prevent movement of the affected area.
Reference:
Q&A Related to "Hip Spica?"
A cast that includes the trunk of the body & limbs is a spica cast-a double hip spica
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-a-double-hi...
Hip Spica Cast Care In Children Care Guide Hip Spica Cast Care In Children Hip Spica Cast Care In Children Aftercare Instructions Hip Spica Cast Care In Children Discharge Care En
http://www.drugs.com/cg/hip-spica-cast-care-in-chi...
You will want to see what spica cast care givers say about the CastCooler and how it helps with the special challenges living with a spica cast present; specifically, accidental wetting
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_does_a_double_hip_s...
A short leg hip spica cast is applied from the chest to the thighs or knees. This type of cast is used to hold the hip in place after surgery to allow healing.
http://www.mccg.org/childrenshealth/content.asp?pa...
Explore this Topic
Hip spica is a cast that is used after having a procedure for hip dysplasia. Once the cast is on it creates a mold and gets really hard. The spica cast is changed ...
A double hip spica cast is a cast that includes the trunk of the body and covers both legs. How much the cast covers the body is dependent on the the severity ...
A shoulder spica cast is most commonly used after a shoulder dislocation, injury, or surgery. It wraps diagonally around the trunk (down to the hips) and one shoulder ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com