Free 186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook:  
Get 500+ tool plans, full site access, and more.

User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Victorian-era traction splint - GIF

  1. #1
    Content Editor
    Supporting Member
    Altair's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    7,627
    Thanks
    1,092
    Thanked 19,044 Times in 6,061 Posts

    Victorian-era traction splint - GIF


    500 Tool Plans

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Altair For This Useful Post:

    johncg (Apr 26, 2022), nova_robotics (Apr 25, 2022)

  3. #2
    Supporting Member mklotz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2015
    Location
    LA, CA, USA
    Posts
    2,984
    Thanks
    302
    Thanked 5,608 Times in 1,863 Posts

    mklotz's Tools
    The same design is still used for animals with broken legs. The rounded tip below the foot allows the animal to use the affected limb to walk while it is in recovery.

    186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook
    ---
    Regards, Marv


    Home Shop Freeware
    http://www.myvirtualnetwork.com/mklotz

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to mklotz For This Useful Post:

    Inner (Apr 25, 2022)

  5. #3
    Supporting Member NeiljohnUK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Posts
    409
    Thanks
    43
    Thanked 157 Times in 111 Posts

    NeiljohnUK's Tools
    Still in use for human's in certain circumstances.

  6. #4
    Supporting Member Rikk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2018
    Posts
    111
    Thanks
    237
    Thanked 76 Times in 39 Posts

    Rikk's Tools
    Quote Originally Posted by NeiljohnUK View Post
    Still in use for human's in certain circumstances.
    I was unlucky enough to have one used on me in the early 90's. It is called a Sager traction splint. Shattered my femur into about a dozen pieces. I can tell you this much, the relief when they ratcheted the bones apart was amazing.



    186 More Best Homemade Tools eBook

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •