ORFILIGHT


Orfilight products are unique lightweight splinting materials with or without a non-stick (NS) coating. They are specifically designed to be lighter and more comfortable on your patient.


Rheumatoid resting pan orthosis from Orfilight.

Characteristics

  • ANTIBACTERIAL
  • Weighs 25 to 30 % less than other materials.
  • Excellent stretch, moderate elasticity.
  • Maximum stretch without tearing.
  • Moderate memory.
  • Soft velvet surface touch and easy to trim edges.
  • Available with or without non-stick coating.
  • Available in precuts.

How it works and looks

  • Creates lightweight orthoses, even in case of very large equipment designs.
  • Easy moulding of orthosis to anatomy.
  • Easy to handle and perfect control of material during moulding. Allows to be stretched sufficiently in order to position the material correctly and hold it in place during splint fabrication.
  • Material is completely remouldable.
  • Increased patient comfort.
  • The non-coated version sticks temporarily to itself. All attachments and outriggers can be adhered with maximum ease when using dry heat.
  • The coating for the NS-version prevents the material to stick onto bandages or cotton lining.
  • Time-saving.
  • Avoids waste of material.

Recommended applications

  • Excellent material choice for all types of small, medium and large orthoses.
  • Especially recommended for patients with loss of strength, and/or fragile and sensitive skin, for example, for elderly persons and pediatric or rheumatic treatments.
  • Lightweight base for all attachments.
  • Ideal splinting material to fabricate post-surgical orthoses.

Orfit Splinting Webinars

At WS Medical we are committed to the ongoing support of NZ Hand Therapists and invite you to take part in the ORFIT SPLINTING WEBINAR series which will be provided to you for FREE. Click Here