Rheumatoid resting splint
Preventive and corrective treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Tip: this splint is available as a pre-cut.
Place the patient’s hand on top of the pattern.
Attach the pattern by means of a bandage (distal to proximal).
Pull out the inside edge of the thumb portion in such a way that it can be stuck together with the outer edge of the splint.
Position all the joints while the material hardens.
Cut off any surplus material.
Soften the edges of cover with padding.
Turn the proximal and distal edges outwards.
1 broad (elastic) strap with an access opening over the wrist
1 broad (elastic) padded strap with an access opening over the MCP joints
1 narrow (elastic) strap over the proximal phalanges
1 narrow (elastic) strap attached to the proximal edge.