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Finger splint

finger fractures


finger lacerations


tendon repairs


Position of function: flexion

Finger Strip

Finger fractures


finger lacerations


sprains/strains


Position of function: flexion

Finger protector w/ window

2nd, 3rd, 4th metacarpal fracture


Flexor tendon repairs or extensor tendon


crushing injuries


lacerations


Position of function: depends on injury, extension or 45 degree

Figure 8 thumb

Skier's/ Game keeper thumb


UCL sprain


Position of function:palce in thumb, finger opposition

Thumb spica

navicular/scaphoid fx


thumb dislocations


ulnar collateral ligament sprains


tendinitis


Position of function: thumb in functional position w/ the wrist in approxately 30 degree extension and allow thumb and index finger opposition

Thumb and wrist immobilizer

scaphoid fx


carpal tunnel


proximal hand, thumb injuries/strains


Position of function:position the wrist at 20 degree extension and place the thumb and finger in opposition

Volar splint

wrist sprains


carpal tunnel syndrome


lacerations


night splints


Position of function:position the wrist at neutral to 20 degrees extension. Allow free motion of all fingers and thumb

Dorsal splint

wrist fx


tendon repairs


lacerations


Position of function:position at neutral or resting position. slight extension (20 degree) may be used. Allow for range of motion of digits not being immobilized

Volar dorsal

severe wrist sprain


forearm fracture


Position of function: position the wrist at neutral to 20 degrees

Teardrop splint

2nd and 3rd metacarpal fx


flexor tendon repairs or extensor tendon


crushing injuries


lacerations


Position of function:flex metacarpals in 45-70 degree angle and wrist in 20 degrees extension. You may want to use tape to maintain position while setting up

Boxer splint

4-5th metacarpal fx


Position of function:position at wrist at 20 degrees extension, and the MCP joint at 45-70 degrees flexion, depending on the injury

Reverse sugar tong

colles fx


forearm fx


Position of function: wrist at neutral and the elbow flexed at 90 degrees

Elbow splint

supracondylar fx


elbow sprains/strains


Position of function:position wrist at neutral and the elbow at 90 degrees

dorsolateral elbow splint

Post-traumatic: radial head fx, non-displaced midshaft humerus fx, elbow strains and sprains, occult olecranon fx




Post-op: occult olecranon fractures, bicep tendon repair, ulnar nerve transposition




Position of function: position the wrist at neutral and the elbow at 90 degrees unless otherwise instructed.

coaptation splint (humeral)

Midshaft humeral fx




Position of function: wrist at neutral and the elbow at 90 degrees unless otherwise instructed

coaptation splint using actimovoe sling ona roll (humeral)

midshaft humeral fx


shoulder immbilizer




Position of function: position the wrist at neutral and the elbow at 90 degrees unless otherwise instructed

Knee immobilizer

knee injuries and sprains


post-op knee surgery




Position of function:physician will want to splint the knee fully extended if possible, but for proper gait crutch walking 15 degrees flexion at the knee may be necessary

ankle stirrup

ankle sprain/ strain


shin splints


hair line fractures




Position of function:the foot should be flexed at 90 degree angle, unless otherwise directed

Posterior ankle (darted)

distal tib/ fib fractures


ankle sprains


achilles tendon tears


metatarsal fx




Position of function: postion with ankle at 90 degree neutral, unless otherwise instructed



reinforced posterior leg splint (folded)

severe ankle sprain/ strain


metatarsal fx


hair line fx


distal tibia/fibula fractures


non-displaced ankle fractures




Position of function:position with the ankle at 90 degrees, unless otherwise instructed

reinforced posterior leg splint (butterfly)

severe ankle sprain/strain


metatarsal fx


hair line fx


distal tibia/fibula fx


non-displaced ankle fx




Position of function: position with the ankle at 90 degrees, unless otherwise instructed

Cadillac (stirrup/posterior combo)

severe ankle sprain/strain


metatarsal fx


hair line fx


distal tibia/ fibula fx


non-displaced ankle fx




Position of function:position with the ankle at 90 degrees (neutral), unless otherwise instructed.