FlexiOH™ - The Next Gen Orthopedic Cast

FlexiOH® Thumb Spica Immobilizer

Absolute washable orthopedic Immobilizer
for immobilization of thumb.

INTENDED USE

  • Scaphoid fracture – seen or suspected
  • De Quervain tenosynovitis / other ligamentous or soft
    tissue injuries to the thumb.
  • Non-angulated, non-displaced, extra-articular fractures
    at the base of the first metacarpal

FlexiOH Thumb Spica

FlexiOH® Thumb Spica immobilizers are designed for immobilization of thumb. It has an inbuilt soft hook and loop fastener which is very comfortable for skin contact. It is used to provide support for thumb injuries (ligament instability, sprain or muscle strain), gamekeeper’s thumb, De Quervain’s syndrome or fractures of the Scaphoid or first metacarpal. Doctors need to apply it on the patient’s hand and then cure it with the RizyCure® light device (recommended) or direct sunlight for around 3-5 minutes depending on the size of immobilizer, until it gets rigid.

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

MEASUREMENT GUIDE

Thumb spica measurement guide

SIZE CHART (in cm)

Size vs Measurement
(Thumb Spica Immobilizer)
S M L
Palm Circumference: 16 18 23
Wrist Circumference: 15 16 21
Thumb Circumference: 5.5 6.5 8.5

* 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® Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process is as follows:

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 1 : Choose the appropriate size from given chart

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 2 : Take the suitable size for the application

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 3 : Put Thumb Spica immobilizer over the hand

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

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

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 5 : Tighten the first loop around the palm circumference

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 6 : Tighten the other loop around the wrist circumference

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 7 : Align the Thumb Spica immobilizer along with first metacarpal line

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 8 : Fix the other snap button around the thumb

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 9 : Take Fully charged RizyCure® light device

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 10 : Start curing around the thumb and then expose remaining area

FlexiOH Thumb Spica Immobilizer application process

Step – 11 : Re-tighten all the loops once the Thumb Spica immobilizer is rigid

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

Here is some videos of demonstration about FlexiOH® immobilizer, review of doctor and patient as well.