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From the top: Oval 8® splints for PIP and DIP joints, handmade copper splints for PIP and DIP hyperextension, silver brace for dynamic MCP flexion, silver brace for CMC1-MP1 stabilization, silver splint for DIP hyperextension w/ lateral support, jeweled silver splints for DIP hyperextension, and various thumb splints. Splinting may help reduce pain and injury in EDS / Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. OREDS does not endorse any particular product.
This is a Yolk Splint-This splint is used to treat acute sagittal band injuries in nonrheumatoid patients resulting in dislocation of the EDC tendon can be managed nonsurgically in many patients with a customized splint called the sagittal band bridge or YOLK splint. (J Hand Surg 2006;31A:242–245. Copyrightc 2006 by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.)
TRIGGER FINGER or THUMB ... To treat trigger finger, the goal is to reduce swelling and scar tissue on the affected flexor tendon and its sheath to stop the tendon from catching. Cold compression therapy and ultrasound treatments are the most effective non-surgical method to treat the pain, swelling, inflammation, and scar tissue build up caused by trigger finger.
Open Air Stax Finger Splint #0 by North Coast Medical. $12.99. Open Air Stax Finger Splint #0Perforations help prevent skin maceration and increase comfort, which can improve compliance.¥ Clear, hard plastic allows view of the injured fingertip and nail bed. Latex free. ¥ Protects the distal phalanx and extends the DIP joint. ¥ Hand wash with soap and water. ¥ To size, measure circumference at DIP joint. If between sizes, choose the larger size. Sizes are available in: (so...
Grounding and PTSD... Grounding is a powerful tool in the trauma healing toolkit because it generally reduces states of activation, sometimes quickly and significantly. Experiencing an almost total reduction in activation just through grounding can be surprising, since grounding is very simple. Definition: Grounding is the act of connecting more deeply and completely to the body, strengthening the…