This splint protects and immobilizies the wrist and the thumb: is provided with three anatomic, mouldable stays for the immobilization of the wrist and the innovative RHIZOFIX system for the block of the thumb. Ambidextrous.
This splint protects and immobilizies the wrist and the thumb. It's provided with three anatomic, mouldable stays ensurig the block-up of any wrist movements; these stays can be removed so that the splint may fit the different rehab phases. RHIZOFIX, the thumb block system, immobilizes the thumb from the inner side, leaving the opposite side free.
• Traumatic pathologies: distortions, metacarpal fractures; tendonitis affecting thumb flexor and extensor tendons; crushing contusion injuries.
• Degenerative pathologies: arthrosis, osteo-arthrosis, root arthrosis; rheumatoid arthritis; carpal tunnel syndrome radiating to the thumb.
• Rehab phase: provides good tendon muscle support after a trauma or open surgery on the first phalanx of the thumb.
Innovative SUPPORT developed combining togheter two exclusive systems : the thumb block RHIZOFIX, and the special Locking system.
RHIZOFIX : immobilizes the thumb from the inner side, leaving the opposite side free.
LOCKING SYSTEM allows to close the first part round the wrist with the first buttonhole then to improve it with the other strips, adjusting the desired tension for the best comfort. Exclusive, non-allergenic, breathable, 100% cotton on the skin. BLUE colour.
It fits both hands- reversable stays. Thanks to its total opening, it’s easy to wear and adjust. NEOPRENE FREE. 100% cotton on the skin.
The skin-contact layer is made with a very soft cotton velour providing the skin with an extremely comfortable touch and, at the same time, allowing it to breathe ; The outside one, is made with a particular velcro fabric allowing the Velcro pads to securely fasten onto the surface.
HOW TO WEAR
Directly on the skin Keeping attention to insert the DORSAL and the MEDIAL stay respectively on the span and the back of the right or left hand.
RIZOFIX may fit on either thumb and can be easily adjusted: just loosen a screw move it on either side as necessary, then fasten it again.