Splint for light De Quervain Tenosynovitis using Orficast More

May 05, 2020

  • What is it ? Inflammation of a tendon sheet
  • Level ? Pain at the radial side of the wrist
  • Reason ? Friction between the tendons and sheets of Abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis
  • Treatment put the affected segment at rest with a SPLINT
  • Splint involves thumb and wrist
    • thumb part is circumferential
    • wrist/forearm
      • : in severe case : circumferential 
      • : lighter case only radial side
  • Splint boundaries
    • distally proximal of the IP joint
    • proximally 2/3 of forearm

Take the measurements from IP joint to the 2/3 of the forearm
Take the measurements from IP joint to the 2/3 of the forearm.

Transfer to a piece of ORFICAST MORE 12 or 15 CM 1 or 2 layers depending on requested strength
Transfer to a piece of ORFICAST MORE 12 or 15 CM 1 or 2 layers depending on requested strength.

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