De Quervain Syndrome is a tenosynovitis of the short extensor muscle and abductor pollicis longus of thumb. The affliction is based on repetitive microinjures and inflammation in thumb’s localization, which is caused by hand’s strong grip and adduction, that’s why it is common in golf’s or tennis’s athletes.
Thumb brace Quervino made with innovative material AirSanmed. Inelasticity of the textile, allows maximum stabilization and immobilization of CMC joint. There is a cotton soft textile in contact with the skin that prevents against the sweating.
The external layer is comfortable semi-rigid and perforated foam, covered with medical perforated laminate allowing breathability of the skin and sweat evaporation.
Schematic drawing of the AirSanmed fabric
The front opening design allows easy application and the closure system with straps regulation to adapt perfectly to each hand anatomy. The wrist brace is provided with Velcro strap stabilizing the thumb. Individually adjustment of the thumb-strap length by cutting for a perfect fit.
Besides, the thumb brace is equipped with two independent circumferential straps. Patient can adjust them freely what prevents against the brace slipping.
What is more, the brace is equipped with lateral aluminium splint for thumb abduction. The angle of abduction is achieved by splint moulding.
- De Quervain Syndrome
- Skier’s Thumb
- Treatment of injuries and post-surgical rehabilitation especially for Basal Joint Arthritis
- After cast removal