For a thumb immobilization splint that allows IP mobility, make sure the distal end of the thumb post on the volar surface has been rolled to allow full IP flexion. PRECAUTIONS FOR A THUMB IMMOBILIZATION SPLINT - Check for areas of skin pressure over ulnar styloid, the superficial branch of the radial nerve at the radial styloid, and the volar and dorsal surfaces of the thumb MCP joint.5/5(1).
Thumb basal joint arthritis; Thumb sprain; De Quervain tenovaginitis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Follow-up treatment of the scaphoid fracture. Tip: this splint is available as a pre-cut.
THUMB IMMOBILIZATION SPLINT. INDICATIONS: Used to immobilize wrist and thumb. It is useful for DeQuervain’s syndrome, CMC joint replacement, CMC arthritis and post-scaphoid fracture. Pattern may be “cut off” at the wrist for a hand based splint. PRECAUTIONS: Pressure over the superficial branch of radial nerve (1st dorsal. Spica Splints and Thumb Braces Available at BraceAbility. For immobilization of the thumb, especially for post-operative rehabilitation, stabilization of thumb fractures, post-cast removal, or as a cast substitute for long-term use, we at BraceAbility suggest the lace-up broken thumb splint. This thumb brace is anatomically designed to conform to the natural shape of the thumb and wrist, providing comfortable .
Finger, thumb CMC immobilization splints, type 1, typically hold the hand and thumb CMC in an antideformity, "safe," position or in a functional position (Fig. , A,B). Often recommended for rheumatoid arthritic patients as resting or night splints, type 1 finger, thumb CMC immobilization splints are used with a variety of diagnoses.