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Category Archives: Splints & Supports
Splints and braces help to support and protect your injured bones, joints, ligaments and other parts of your body. While they are most commonly recommended to help heal broken bones and relieve pain and swelling from arthritis and other …
Oval-8 Finger Splints treat a variety of finger problems including arthritis, trigger finger and trigger thumb, mallet finger, swan neck deformity, hypermobility and crooked and broken fingers. These lightweight easy-to-wear finger splints are based on a orthopedic principle that it takes three points of pressure to stabilize or support a joint.
All you have to do is go online to see how many options there are for thumb braces. Not to mention all the different thumb braces you can pick up at the drugstore. Custom made, ready made, splints for resting …
Does your knee bother you when you’re working outside in the yard, taking a walk or playing tennis? Knee pain can affect your daily activities, especially if you’re an active person or on your feet a lot. If you suffer …
Are you limping because you stubbed, jammed, dropped something heavy, or broke your toe? One of the most effective treatments for a hurt toe is buddy taping. So if you’ve injured your toe, it’s likely that your healthcare provider sent you to your local drugstore to get adhesive tape, gauze or bandages to tape your toes together.
You hurt your thumb and your health care provider or emergency room issued you a splint to keep you from moving it. Yes, it’s frustrating. You’re so compliant. You’ve followed your doctor’s orders and worn your thumb splint every …
When you hurt, you want to feel better- quickly! If you have arthritis, golfer’s elbow, hammertoes, trigger thumb or other health conditions or injuries, you may need a splint to decrease your pain, improve your function, and help speed …
Even if you don’t play a sport, you can still sustain an injury called mallet thumb. Besides catching a baseball or basketball with the tip of your thumb, banging it against a counter or shutting it in a drawer can also cause mallet …
Next time you wrap your fingers around a warm mug, pick up a grocery bag, or scoop up some water to wash your face, thank your wonderful hands. Since we use our hands for nearly everything, we often take these anatomical …
Here’s a behind the scene look explaining why the 3pp Elbow Wrap is different from other elbow straps designed for treating tennis and golfer’s elbow.
As a therapist specializing in treating upper extremity conditions, I often treated patients …