•90-90 degree traction is often used for femur or tibia fractures. This involves suspending the thigh in the vertical plane and bending the knee at a 90 degree angle.
•Thomas splint traction usually has the knee slightly bent and is not counter weighted by the body.
•Buck's traction is a simple horizontal traction.
•Fisk traction is a modification of a Thomas splint and allows for 90 degree movement of the knee.