Wrist immobilization splint – with self-adhesive materials

Objective
Immobilization of the wrist
Indications
  • Acute inflammation of the wrist joint
  • Wrist sprains
  • Tendinitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
Fabrication steps
Starting Position
Recommended products
Thicknesses mm (inches)
1,6 mm (1/16")
2,0 mm (1/12")
2,4 mm (3/32")
Perforations mm (inches)
Micro Perforated
Micro Plus Perforated
1.

Hold the pre-heated pattern by the uppermost corners. Pull the pattern over the thumb all the way down.

2.

Without releasing them, bring the corners together (at the level of MCP joint V) and stick them together by applying firm pressure.

3.

Do the same with the bottom corners.

4.

Pull out the length and width and stick the edges along their entire length.

5.

Adopt the desired position and leave to harden.

6.

When the material is semi-hardened, cut off the edges, wait a while, and tear open the seam when sufficiently hardened.

7.

Fixation: 3 short small fixation straps, two at each end and one in the middle.