Oval-8 finger splints stabilize and align the PIP and DIP joints. With a simple turn of the splint, each Oval-8 finger splint can be used six different ways to treat tendon or ligament injuries, protect healing fractures, control unstable joints, prevent contractures and more. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources http://pinterest.com/sostherapy.
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DS Realignment Splint: commonly used for forms of Arthritis where the PIP jt begins to deviate laterally. It is effective in slowing down / stopping the progression of deviation. There are two ways to order this splint. The small oval (or spacer) between the two large ones can be inverted to make the splint longer to create more leverage in pulling the finger into alignment, or you can order this splint as a regular DS Anti-Boutonniere splint worn with the spacer to the side.
Finger dexterity is essential for many self care and handwriting skills.This finger exercise game works on finger isolation and separation of the two sides of the hand. This easy-to-make game is a great way to explore colors and get those fingers moving! A great "warm-up" exercise before handwriting or typing! By Sugar Aunts.
While taping and bracing should not be used in place of personalized medical care when indicated, nor as a substitute for important rehabilitation exercises, these methods can provide extra support for joint instability or for rehabilitating injuries