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Wrist Splints

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Wrist wrap

 

Purpose
• Pain relief
• To support hand in a functional / optimal position
• To protect following injury to allow healing
• To support joints during functional activity
• In conjunction with surgery
• To prevent certain movements
• To rest to reduce inflammation


Reason for fitting
• Arthritic problems
• Some fractures e.g. distal radius, metacarpal
• Soft tissue injuries e.g. tenosynovitis
• Nerve compression e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome

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Forearm based resting splint
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Futura type wrist splint