b'Straightens PIPwhen other splints dontWRIST AND HAND Dynamic Digit Progressive reductionExtensor Tube of PIP/DIP contracturesPrincipal Use/Application: Reduce PIP joint flexion contracturesassociated with acute injuries (such as sports injury sprains or postsurgicalrepair of the PIP joint).Effective applicationBeforeSecondary Use/Application: of force, together Offset constant positioning of fingers in with beneficialLong-wearing PIP flexion as seen in spinal cord injury at thewarmth, aids indurabilitylevel of C7 or higher. finger mobilizationPrimary Diagnostic Group: FINGER SPLINTSPatients with post-acute injury to the hand when a flexion contracture has formed at the PIP joint.Advantages:Easy to apply, comfortable to wear for long Afterperiods of time. Can be trimmed at either end to achieve custom fit. Effective without being tight.Dynamic Digit Extensor TubeEasy applicationFabric interior makes the tube A better way to assist PIP and DIP extensioneasy to slip on and adds durability. Rubberand correct flexion contractures. Neoprene tube isexterior provides a grip surface to aid infashioned to provide an internal spring along theapplication as well as a functional grip surfaceentire volar surface of the digit. This is not a cone,during daily activities. but a unique banana shape to apply a significantNo pressure pointsTube may be worn for corrective force. Tube is not recommended for longer periods compared to other extension application over open wounds or stitches. splints, due to its gentle force and distribution of Surrounds digit to progressively extend it Fight edemaUnlike traditional spring and pressure over a large area.jack-like devices, tube fits snugly around the digit,Clinically provenClinical tests have delivering warmth to help relax tight tendinousdemonstrated superior performance compared to structures and remodel scar tissue. Circumferentialother extension devices, even showing success pressure aids in restricting fluid to assist in edemain digits that were unsuccessfully treated by reduction.other clinical means.*Trim to lengthThe splint is mildly flexible, Sizing: Approximate. Measure circumference of PIP joint.maintaining joint mobility and some functionaluse of the digit. Can easily be trimmed to length#5473XS, 13 4 "-2"#5201M PLUS, 23 4 "-3"Provides gentle, even force without splint1 2 1 2#5497S, 2"-2"#5499L, 3"-3"shifting, misalignment, or irritation and contoured to fit the web space.1 3#5498M, 2 2 "-2 4 "$31.00 eaFAX800.437.2966Without a doubt, the extension tubeCalifornia residents, see left page.splints straightened my ngers and Patent #5,095,897allowed me to return to work.*A Preliminary Investigation of the Neoprene Tube Finger Extension Splint, E. Nelson Clark, M.S., OTR/L. Kathleen Leventry, LPN Journal of Hand Therapy, Vol. 10, No. 3, July/Sept. 1997, pp. 213-221.Reduce pressure at the base of fingers AliMed.com 800.225.2610nAllows freedom of movementTrigger Finger Solution (TFS)Frequent grasping n Soft gel pad protects metacarpal heads or contact with a particular object can cause fat pad atrophy at base of finger. TFS helps reduce pressure Visco-GEL Palm and Thumb Protectors in this area, allowing daily activities to resume while Soft N Stretch fabric sleeve holds soft gel padfat pad heals. Repetitive contact with padded sleeve that protects metacarpal heads. Low-profile designalso helps identify the activity causing the problem, fits under splints and braces. For "trigger finger" orso an alternative method can be adopted. Can be MP/CMC pain. worn on any finger with complete freedom of movement. Sizing: S fits most Women, smaller Men; L fits largerBlended neoprene rubber and nylon fabricWomen, most Men. Sizing: Measure circumference between base of finger and PIP joint. #52721S$23.00 ea XS, 134"-214"; S, 214"-21/2"; M, 21/2"-234"; L, 234"-3"; XL, 3"-33 8 ".#52722L$23.50 ea #52373 $16.25 eaCalifornia residents, see left page. Specify size. California residents, see left page.103'