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FlexiOH® Long Thumb Spica Immobilizer

Absolute washable orthopedic Immobilizer for immobilization of first meta-carpo-phalangeal, carpometacarpal and wrist joint.

INTENDED USE

  • Non-angulated / Non-displaced / Extra-articular fractures of the base of the first metacarpal (Bennett’s fracture & Rolando fracture).
  • Non-angulated / Non-displaced / Scaphoid fracture / Lunate fracture / Trapezial fracture.
  • Arthritis of the wrist and thumb in both Rheumatoid and Osteoarthritis.
  • De Quervain tenosynovitis / Other ligamentous or soft tissue injuries to the thumb.

Long Thumb Spica Immobilizer

FlexiOH® Long Thumb Spica Immobilizers are designed for immobilization of first meta-carpo-phalanges and carpometacarpal joint. It has an inbuilt soft cushioning padding which is very comfortable for skin contact. It is used to provide support at wrist and fractures of the base of the first metacarpal (Rolando fracture/ Bennett’s fracture). HCP need to apply it on the patient’s hand and then cure it with the RizyCure® light device (recommended) for around 3-5 minutes depending on the size of immobilizer, until it gets rigid.

FlexiOH® Long Thumb Spica Immobilizer comes in 3 different sizes : S, M and L. All of the immobilizers vary in terms of wrist circumference, forearm circumference and palm circumference. For the best fit of FlexiOH® Long Thumb Spica immobilizer, taking the measurement of patient’s hand is necessary before application.

MEASUREMENT GUIDE

Long Thumb Spica Immobilizer

SIZE CHART (in cm)

Size vs Measurement
(Thumb Spica Immobilizer)
S M L
Palm Circumference: 18 19 21
Wrist Circumference: 16.5 17.5 19.5
Forearm Circumference: 22 26 28

* Above sizes fit better as per dimensions mentioned in the table.
* However FlexiOH® adapts to an oversize to a certain extend by stretchability.
* We advise healthcare professionals to choose the size as per patient’s comfort.

APPLICATION PROCESS
FlexiOH® Long Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process is as follows:

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 1 : Measure circumference of wrist, Palm and Forearm and choose size

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 2 : Take the suitable size of immobilizer and start the application process

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 3 : Put immobilizer over the hand as shown in the image

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 4 : Fix the snap button over the palm area

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 5 : Now, start the zipping process along the arm

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 6 : Apply the back to back loop around the thumb gently

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 7 : Take Fully charged RizyCure® light device

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 8 : Start curing process around the thumb and palm area

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 9 : Now cure the rest of the immobilizer for 3-5 minutes until gets rigid

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 10 : Remove the back to back loop and expose uncured part around thumb

FlexiOH Long Thumb Spica

Step – 11 : Now Re-apply back to back loop around the thumb

FlexiOH® provide ~30 % open area of skin to breathe, wash, and exposure to sunlight which all are necessary to maintain healthy skin.