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Thumb and Finger Supports Category

Finger Braces and Splints

7 Best Trigger Finger Splints That Work

One of the safest ways to treat this condition is to use a trigger finger splint. These splints are specifically beneficial for people who are not candidates for surgery or are awaiting one and can be worn during daily activities or following surgery. To help you find the best one for you, here are 7 trigger finger splints that offer comfort, support, and pain relief from this debilitating condition. READ MORE.

Thumb Braces and Splints Wrist Braces

5 Best De Quervain's Tenosynovitis Splint

Repetitive movements can cause many problems; one such is De Quervain Tenosynovitis (informally known as Mommy’s Thumb). It is a common condition that affects the tendons of the wrist. A brace is the most sought-after and effective method to deal with this condition. But which one should you consider? To help you find the right one, here are 5 of the best De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Splints available. READ MORE.

Thumb Braces and Splints

Tips On How To Wrap A Sprained Thumb

A thumb sprain is common in sports like volleyball, softball, basketball, and rugby. It is also common when we try to avoid injury during a fall or hitting it forcefully against a hard surface. Sometimes a sprained thumb is also called a gamekeeper's thumb. Symptoms of a sprained thumb include pain, discomfort, limited movement of the thumb, and stiffness. The pain could also be accompanied by swelling and bruising. Learn how to wrap a sprained thumb at HPFY.

Thumb Braces and Splints

Top 5 Thumb Spica Splints - [FSA Approved Thumb splints]

A thumb spica splint decreases movement and provides support and comfort by stabilizing an injury. Moreover, thumb splints are also used to temporarily immobilize an extremity before surgery or assist in primary healing. A thumb spica splint is recommended for several weeks in case of serious injuries.

Thumb and Finger Supports

A Brief Guide to Treatment of Skier’s Thumb

The ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb is a ligament that runs through the ulnar side of the thumb and is responsible for the flexing of the thumb. It stabilizes the thumb and provides flexibility. Injury or tear of this ligament is called skier’s thumb or gamekeeper’s thumb.

Thumb and Finger Supports

Bracing the Fingers

Fingers are one of the smallest limbs of the body and are situated on the end of our hands. They are important for holding, sensing, and feeling something. There are five on each hand. Some do and some don’t consider the thumb as a finger. Opposable thumbs are something that evolution has gifted us. It helps us do things that most animals are not capable of doing.

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