The Sam Splint is a strip of bendable aluminum 4 1/4 inches wide and 3 feet long; lightweight, weighing only 4 oz. Both sides are padded with thin foam. To use, simply unroll, cut with scissors, fold into a U-shaped trough to cradle the injured limb, and tape or tie in place. May also be used as a cervical collar for neck injuries. It is easy to use and comes with illustrated step-by-step instructions.