Introduction: How to Make a Splint/ Fix a Broken Bone

Picture of How to Make a Splint/ Fix a Broken Bone

Hey guys In this instructable I will be teaching you how to make a splint it is quick and easy and great for survival it situations. This split will make sure your arm has minimal movement so if you arm is broken it won't get worse it will also help with the pain, to minimize movement even more I recommend a triangle bandage.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials

For this you will need 2 sticks and some gauze wrap. You can also use duct tape. I will be doing this for a broken arm but you could also use it for a broken leg with longer sticks

Step 2: Getting Started

Picture of Getting Started

First you will take the two sticks and place them on either side of your arm.

Step 3: Wrapping the Gauze

Picture of Wrapping the Gauze

After you place the sticks on either Side of your arm, take the gauze and wrap it around the sticks and your arm.

Step 4:

Picture of

If you are wrapping this on yourself by your self it can be a challenge, so I would recommend starting out with a knot.

Step 5: Wrapping

Picture of Wrapping

Make sure to wrap it very tight, and than if you want you can finish it off with a knot.

Step 6: Finished

Picture of Finished

You are now finished. Enjoy! And stay safe!

Comments

Colonel Hogan (author)2015-03-27

Nice instructable. Although I wouldn't have put "enjoy" at the end

About This Instructable

4,986views

7favorites

License:

Add instructable to: