Top 3 Orfit Splinting Blogposts of 2017

To kick off the New Year we take a look at our most read blogposts of 2017. We can conclude you like to read our tips and tricks for working with Orfit thermoplastic materials and discover different ways to make rehabilitation more pleasant for your patients.

More of this in the new year. We can’t wait to share and care for and with you.
Let us know what you would like to see on our blog in 2018.

Take a look!

1. 12 Tips and Tricks for Working with Orficast
Popular Orficast questions answered!

tips and tricks for Orficast

 

2. Creating “Exercise Mazes” with Orfit Thermoplastic Materials
How to create a simple orthosis, geared at movement, using a reshaped and embedded paper clip and a small (thermoplastic) or store bought bead.

 

3. Radial Based MCP Joint Orthosis for UCL Repair
Immobilization of the partially torn or repaired ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb.

Radial Based MCP Joint splint pre-cuts

 

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