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Rhizomed® soft

Thumb splint

  • Effective stabilization
  • Skin-friendly material
  • Lightweight

 Medical specifications

Splint for immobilisation of the thumb

The Rhizomed soft is a thumb orthosis. The product is exclusively to be used for the orthotic fitting of the thumb area and only on intact skin.


Features

Product benefits

  • Effective stabilization of the metacarpal phalangeal and carpometacarpal joint of the thumb

  • Integrated stabilization provides reliable immobilization

  • Two adjustable thumb straps to fit all handshapes, providing increased stability

  • The splint's semi-open shape adapts tovarious degrees of swelling of the thumb

  • The thumb-index pinch grip and prehension grasp are maintained

  • Large opening for ease of application and removal, with as little pain as possible

  • Easy to wear, breathable fabric

  • Lightweight

  • Available in black


How does it work?/Mode of action

The immobilisation and stabilisation of the thumb joint is guaranteed by the built-in PU-plastic element.

Donning/fitting instructions

Open the belts and slip your hand into the orthosis. First pull the belt on the wrist through the buckle and close it. Then close both thumb belts crosswise. Please note: do not fasten the Velcro at the thumb too tightly. If you experience pressure pains loosen the straps. Consult your orthopaedic technician or doctor should pain continue.

Details

Standard colours


Material components

Polyamide, PU, Polyester, Cotton


Washing instructions

Velcro fasteners should be closed for washing. Soap residues, lotions and ointments can cause skin irritation and material wear.
Wash the product by hand, preferably using medi clean washing agent.

  • Do not bleach.
  • Leave to dry naturally.
  • Do not iron.
  • Do not dry clean.


Size


Size

I
II

Variants

Left
Right

Medical specifications

Indications

  • Carpometacarpal arthritis
  • Ligament injury (e.g. skier’s thumb)
  • Inflammation of the thumb joint

Further information

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