Orfizip

Orfizip is a complete immobilization system, consisting of corsets, full body jackets, wrist, wrist-thumb and knee splints. Orfizip consists of thermoplastic material covered with an elastic fabric, and includes a zipper fastener for easy fitting, putting on and taking off.

Characteristics

  • Precut splinting material with full cotton lining and double-sided zipper.
  • Excellent stretch without tearing.
  • High elastic memory.
  • Available in multiple sizes (S-M-L) and choice between different thicknesses and perforation styles.
  • Quick and easy fabrication.
  • Easy to trim.
  • Very lightweight. Soft pleasant feeling.

How it works and looks

  • Each precut can be used to fabricate either a left or right sided orthosis. Ulnar sided closure. Easy to put on and take off. Aesthetically pleasing and washable.
  • Easy fitting and very precise moulding conforms to patient anatomy. Accurate moulding improves correct dispersion of skin pressure.
  • Small corrections and adjustments can easily be made when needed by spot heating locally with a heatgun.
  • Can accommodate all size wrists.
  • Time-saving.
  • Length can be adjusted.
  • Increased patient comfort and compliance.

Recommended applications

  • Wrist splint:
    • Post-surgical immobilization
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Wrist sprains – joint instability
  • Wrist / thumb splint:
    • Scaphoid or Bennett fractures
    • De Quervain’s tenosynovitis
    • Instability or inflammation of wrist and thumb joints (arthritis)
    • Post-operative management of the thumb
  • Knee splint:
    • Post-surgical immobilization
    • Correction of flexion contractures
    • Aid for standing (hemiplegia, paraplegia)
  • Corset:
    • Osteoporosis – Spondylosis – Back complaints – Paraplegia Arthritis
  • Full body jacket:
    • Post-operative immobilization – Osteoporosis – Spondylosis – Arthritis
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.