CPT code range 29505 to 29515 is used to report the application of splints to the lower extremity. This includes the application of a prefabricated or custom-made splint to the lower extremity, including the ankle, foot, knee, and leg. This code range also includes the application of a cast or other immobilization device to the lower extremity.
CPT code 29505 describes the application of a long leg splint, which extends from the thigh to the ankle or toes. This code is typically used when a patient needs immobilization of the lower leg due to an injury or condition.
The splint is applied to the leg to provide support and stability and to help reduce pain and swelling.
CPT code 29515 describes the application of a short leg splint, a device used to immobilize the calf and foot.
This splint is typically used to treat fractures, sprains, and other injuries affecting the lower leg. It is also used to provide support and stability during the healing process.
The splint application involves wrapping the device around the lower leg and securing it with straps or other fastening materials.