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Post-op Shoulder Splints

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Abduction Wedge


Also known as abduction wedge, blow up shoulder splints, neutral rotation splint.

Purpose
• To hold shoulder in a specific position whilst healing occurs


Reason for fitting
• Some rotator cuff repairs (muscles / tendon repair at the shoulder joint)
• Some shoulder replacements
• Shoulder fusions (fixing the shoulder in a specific position). These may be custom made
• Recurrent shoulder dislocations, depending on type

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External rotation splint