FlexiOH® short arm immobilizers are designed for distal radius/non-displaced/stable fractures or carpal bone fractures other than scaphoid fractures. This breathable, washable and light weight (~300 gm) immobilizer provides better comfort to the patients compared to conventional casts. For application of FlexiOH® short arm immobilizer, healthcare professional first need to apply it on the patient’s hand with the zip and then cure it with the Rizycure® light device (recommended) or direct sunlight for around 3-10 minutes depending on the size of immobilizer. Once it is rigid,cut the puller of the zip with pliers so that patient can not remove the immobilizer by themselves.
FlexiOH® short arm immobilizer comes in 8 different sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL, SM, SL and SXL. All of the immobilizers vary in terms of palm circumference, wrist circumference, and arm circumference. For the best fit of FlexiOH® short arm immobilizer, taking the measurement of patient’s hand is necessary before application.