Hand resting splint is a supportive aid that is intended to reduce pain and swelling by providing comfortable support and precise resting position of the hands, wrist and the fingers. These maintain the length of the soft tissues and prevent contractures.
2. Easy to wear and remove
3. Finger separator (optional)
4. Different designs for left and right hands
5. Immobilizes wrist, fingers, and thumb
6. Positions the injured wrist or hand during sleep
8. Provided local rest to the joints of the wrist and hand
The hand resting splint is made by molding a high-quality rigid polymer. Its anatomical shape helps in immobilizing the hand and provides even support. Some of the hand resting splints have finger separators which are also made by molding high-quality foam for soft cushioning effect.
They have good quality tape fasteners and free strap length for exact adjustment to suit the individual arm size. These are available in all sizes and their design is different for both left and the right hands.
2. Neuromuscular deformities
3. Spastic hand condition
4. Inflammation of the joint
5. Carpal tunnel syndrome
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How long can one wear a splint for the fractured wrist?
Normally, the splint covers part of the fingers and both sides of the wrist and the hands. One has to wear the splint for about three weeks but if in case there is any surgery done then, there might be a cast instead of a splint.
2. What is a volar splint used for?
It is used to provide symptomatic relief from inflamed but not injured and painful joints in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, or in some other inflammatory conditions which can be painful.
3. What does a hand splint do?
Wrist and hands splints are designed and provided to those patients who require support and protection for painful, swollen and weak joints. They are intended to position the wrist and hand in the correct place.
Where to buy it?
Hand resting splints are available in Hyderabad at:
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 1)
Address: H.No 1-100, G2, Hitech City main road, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081.
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 2)
Address: Nizampet X road, Near Sri Holistic Hospital, Behind Vasireddy Swagruha Foods, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072