An arm sling is a medical device used as an alternative to a cast. It is designed to immobilize the arm without restricting circulation. The sling provides support for the upper arm and enables wearer to use the hand on the side of their healthy arm.
Arm Sling Advantages
It is useful in aiding the healing process because it prevents movement of the patient's arm, which may lead to injury or muscle strain. It can also provide support to the shoulder and prevent it from slipping out of the joint caused by gravity.