Physical Rehabilitation

The Personal Fit

Orthotic fabrication materials from Orfit offer the highest possible performance to both therapists and patients in physical rehabilitation.

Our wide product range consists of engineered thermoplastics that will help you solving your most challenging splinting requirements. Through workshops and inservices, our experts provide lots of tips and tricks to make your orthotic fabrications functional and successful.

All of our thermoplastic materials are developed and produced in-house to make sure that they are perfectly suited to their purpose and your needs.

Thermoplastic Products

ORFICAST
Orficast is a unique textile-like thermoformable taping material. It offers extreme comfort for your patients and is very easy to use. This knitted hybrid fabric is ideal for all applications of finger and/or thumb orthoses and supportive bandage wraps.
ORFICAST MORE (NEW PRODUCT)
Orficast More is a unique textile-like thermoformable taping material. It offers extreme comfort for your patients and is very easy to use. This knitted hybrid fabric is ideal for all applications of finger and/or thumb orthoses and supportive bandage wraps.
ORFIT CLASSIC
Orfit Classic has excellent elastic and adhesive qualities. It is ideal for all orthosis types and has unlimited potential for fabrication of very large to very small orthoses. It is excellent as a base for different dynamic splint components.
ORFIT NS
Orfit NS has unlimited potential for fabrication of very small to very large orthoses. It is an excellent base for attachments. The non-stick coating eliminates accidental adhesions but allows for temporary bonding while the product is warm.
AQUAFIT NS
Aquafit NS has a smooth white surface and is an excellent choice for orthoses both large and small. When the coating is removed, all attachments can be adhered by using dry heat.
ORFILIGHT (NS)
Orfilight products are unique lightweight splinting materials with or without a non-stick (NS) coating. They are specifically designed to be lighter and more comfortable on your patient.

Accessories

The Splinting Guide
Static hand splints and dynamic hand splints, compiled by Paul Van Lede OT, MS. You can download the Splinting…
Gingher Shears
Voted best scissors in the world by the majority of the therapists.
Orfitube kit
Contains: 10 tubes of 330 mm (13″) long. 3 different types of elastic thread with different degrees of elastic strength (on…
Thermoplastic / Soft Velvet Edging Strip
Art. no: 360201N.ST1 (Thermoplastic Edging Strip) Art. no: 35116 (Soft Velvet Edging Strip Black) Sizes : 1 mm x 20 mm…
Double-sided velvet loop tape
Length: 25 m – 98 2/5″…
Double-sided micro hook tape
Length: 25 m – 98 2/5″…
Product Information & Education

Visit our Product Information & Education page for instructional videos, upcoming splinting workshops, guides for the fabrication of static and dynamic splints and frequently asked questions.

Blog

What Does Your Patient Think About Their Orthosis?

Before fabrication of any orthosis, therapists must have a clear understanding of the involved anatomy, how the diagnosis affects the anatomy and what the prescribed orthosis can do to alleviate pain and/or assist in the healing process. The patient’s preferences for coloured materials and/or straps, perforated materials or solid materials, designs and/or decorations should also be taken into consideration. However, this might not even be enough.
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The Peripheral Nerves: A Quick Assessment of Nerve Functioning or “Rock, Paper, Scissors!”

Here is a creative method to assess nerve functioning in the hand and some ideas for orthotic interventions. Using the universally known children’s game of “Rock, Paper, Scissors”, one can assess the nerve functioning of the three peripheral nerves of the upper extremity. 1) Median Nerve:…
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The Circumferential Wrist Orthosis

Immobilization of the wrist joint for restriction of motion, pain relief, joint alignment, functional support, and/or positioning for healing. A variety of acute and painful wrist and hand pathologies may require immobilization with a circumferential wrist immobilization orthosis.
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Workshop

Orthoses for Immobilization and Function

Burlington, MA
Workshop

Orthoses for Mobilization

New York City, NY
Workshop

Orthoses for Immobilization & Mobilization

Lubbock, TX

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