immobilization immobilization

Definition(s):

  1. (n) fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
  2. (n) the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement

Usage(s):

  1. Both injuries require immobilization with a cast, splint, or sling.
  2. This was highly convenient to the Gizenga regime, for, with Mobutu's immobilization now assured, they were ready for their dash deep into Kasai.
  3. For a man who had just endured six weeks of virtual immobilization at the hands of captors with a reputation for cold-blooded murder, it was a remarkable performance.

News

  • Municipal Court

    CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED:Jennifer M. Atchison, 27, of 702 S. York St., OVI, guilty, 90 days jail with 80 days suspended, 24 months driver’s license suspension, 12 months probation, release immobilization, restricted plates required, fined $525; child endangering, guilty, 180 days jail with 180 days suspended, 12 months probation.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Springfield News-Sun

Quotes

  1. "I never had trouble with it before," Perez said. "It will take surgery, then there will be a long period of immobilization and a long period of rehab. I've had a lot of rehabs. Add another to the list."
    on May 9, 2004 By: Eduardo Perez Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "This effort could lead to groundbreaking medical findings that ultimately save troops from amputations and immobilization from injuries they may sustain while fighting for our Country," said Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who, as a member of...
    on Oct 20, 2008 By: Steve Rothman Source: SYS-CON Brasil

  3. "It's two weeks of immobilization and after that whenever he can rehab to get back playing," said Canucks general manager Dave Nonis. "It's not going to heal right unless he has some time off."
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Dave Nonis Source: Canada.com

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