Frequently Asked Questions on Thumb/Finger Supports


Are finger splints waterproof?

No, Finger supports are not waterproof. You must cover the finger with plastic before showering.

For how long a finger splint be worn for trigger thumb?

In most cases it takes upto six weeks to heal a trigger finger with a splint.

What are finger splints for?

Finger splints are used to hold a finger in place and immobilize it during the healing period. It can be used to treat a sprained or broken finger?

How should you splint mallet finger?

In order to treat a mallet finger you must keep your finger straight by using a splint.

How do finger splints work for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?

Splints or orthoses areRA as they help in decreasing the pain, swelling and prevent deformity.

How do finger splints work for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?

Splints or orthoses areRA as they help in decreasing the pain, swelling and prevent deformity.