Finger Braces

 

Supportive Protective Finger Brace

A supportive protective finger brace is used to support and protect the fingers due to minor injury.

Softer finger braces provide support in such a way as not to completely immobilize the hand, and are used mainly as protective braces as a result of physical activity. A softer brace is also suitable for post-surgery use.

Supportive protective finger braces are available in a range of styles and sizes.

Thumb Splint

Features

  • Provides support and compression for the thumb.
  • Semi-rigid support for the thumb with normal functioning of the phalanges.
  • A Cut-away along the palm section provides for full functionality of the hand.
  • A thumb splint includes an adjustable aluminium thumb stay that can be adapted to enable a comfortable fit.
  • Easy to fit.

Indications

  • Immobilises the thumb MP and CMC joints.
  • Ideal for use when engaging in sporting activities.

 Buckled Thumb Spica Support

A buckled thumb Spica support is a brace that is used to protect the fingers due to minor injury.

Features

  • Provides support and compression for the thumb and wrist.
  • Easy and comfortable fit.
  • Wrap around wrist strap provides added support.
  • Aluminium stay stabilizes and restricts movement of the CMC and MPC joints.

Indications

A buckled thumb Spica support is suitable for:

  • Protection of the thumb and wrist due to injury.
  • Tendonitis of the wrist and thumb.
  • The treatment of de Quervain’s disease.
  • Protection of the thumb and wrist as a result of a scaphoid fracture.

 Thumb Wrap

A thumb wrap is a brace used to support and protect the fingers due to minor injury.

Features

  • Unique boomerang design
  • Easily wraps around the base of the thumb.
  • Thumb piece allows for extra compression and support at the base of the thumb.

Indications

A thumb wrap is suitable for:

  • Tendonitis.
  • Sprains
  • Arthritis.
  • Post-operative therapy.

Post-operative Finger Braces

A post-operative finger brace is a finger orthosis that is used to partially immobilise the finger area to promote post-surgery healing.

Harder braces provide support in such a way as to partially immobilise the fingers/hand, and are used mainly as protective braces as a result of physical activity. A post-operative finger brace is also suitable for post-surgery use.

Post-operative finger braces are available in a range of styles and sizes.

 

Bunnell Finger Braces                          

A Bunnell finger brace is a splint that is used to correct abnormalities of the hand.

Features

  • A Bunnell splint applies sound biochemical principles and gentle dynamic forces in the treatment of joint contractures and joint stiffness.
  • The Bunnell splint induces corrective treatment by means of its unique construction, comprising spring-steel and elastic bands.
  • Orthopedic grade felt padding.
  • Easily adjustable.
  • Malleable stainless-steel and spring wire can easily be reshaped.
  • Intensity of treatment can easily be adjusted by adding or removing elastic bands.

More information on the popular Bunnel splint can be obtained in consultation with a medical specialist.

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