Boxer’s fracture is a common condition also in daily activities, not only in sport. It is a fracture at the neck of the fourth and fifth bones that forms the knuckles of a hand. It occurs when patient strikes an object with a closed fist.
Boxer’s fracture is divided into 2 types:
- Brawler’s fracture – the fracture occurs at the neck of the fifth metacarpal forming the knuckle of the little finger
- Bar Room fracture – occurs at the neck of the fourth or fifth metacarpal.
Typical symptoms of fracture are pain, swelling and bruising around the fourth and fifth bones. The first goal of treatment is immobilization the fingers to permit proper healing and reduce the pain. It’s very important to remember about immobilization the joints above and below the site of injury.
For this purpose we highly recommend our fingers brace AM-SP-01 dedicated for boxer’s fracture. Our fingers brace can be used for immobilization all fingers, except the thumb.
Our fingers brace AM-SP-01 is a great solution for treatment of fracture or dislocation of second to fifth fingers. Our brace immobilizes particular fingers, provides stabilization and range of motion control. Also, it can be used after surgery. It’s the most universal fingers brace that can be used in all types of injuries such as: fractures, dislocation or strain ligaments.
AM-SP-01 is one size and can be used for both hands (left and right) for all fingers, except the thumb.
As opposed to plastic splints, our AM-SP-01 brace is lightweight and comfortable to use at day and night. The brace is elastic and self-gripping with Velcro tapes providing great fitting.
The brace is made of UniPren
- fracture of fourth to fifth fingers – Boxer’s fracture (Bawler’s and Bar Room fracture)
- fractures of second to third metacarpal bones
- cracked of second to fifth metacarpal bones
- dislocation of second to fifth metacarpal bones
- sprain of ligaments in metacarpal area