Djo Procare Forearm Splint
The Procare Forearm Splint is a medical device designed to provide support and stabilization to individuals with Colles' injuries (wrist fractures) before casting or surgery.
Features and Benefits:
Aluminum Splint: The primary component of this forearm splint is an aluminum splint. Aluminum is often used in medical splints because it is lightweight, strong, and moldable. The aluminum splint in this forearm splint provides rigidity and support to the forearm and wrist, helping to immobilize the area.
Support for Colles' Injuries: Colles' fractures are specific types of wrist fractures in which the radius bone in the forearm is broken. Providing immediate support to the injured area is crucial before more extensive medical interventions, such as casting or surgery. This forearm splint is designed to help stabilize the forearm and wrist in cases of Colles' injuries.
Ventilation Holes: The forearm splint features ventilation holes that facilitate air circulation. Proper ventilation helps prevent excessive heat and moisture buildup, enhancing patient comfort. Comfort is essential for individuals wearing a splint for extended periods.
Pre-Casting or Pre-Surgery Use: This forearm splint is intended for use before a cast or surgical procedure. It serves as an initial measure to support the injured area and prevent further damage while the patient awaits more definitive treatment.
Colles' fractures can be painful and require appropriate care. The Procare Forearm Splint offers a lightweight, breathable, and supportive solution for individuals with these injuries, helping them manage pain and protect the affected wrist and forearm during the early stages of treatment. It is essential for both the patient's comfort and the healing process.
- Procare Forearm Splint (Padded Right)
- Procare Forearm Splint (Padded Left)