The best position for healing of distal finger joint injuries is to keep the finger straight with optimal functioning. The frog-splint is designed to provide required alignment of the inter-phalangeal joints. The provided malleable arms can be folded to hold the finger in desired position and allow optimal mobility. Thus, the frog splint protects supports immobilize and stabilizes the fractures or injuries of phalanges of the distal finger.
It effectively reduces the pain and further damage to the blood vessels or nerves thus prevents the chances of aggravating the injury or fracture. It also provides the therapeutic pressure and required orthopedic support to the fracture.
The product is light-weight and aesthetically pleasing. The sleek and simple anatomic design assists in easy wearing and removal, and makes the product comfortable and well ventilated.
The polyethylene based hypoallergenic ethafoam padding ensures a snug and firm fit, can be easily cleaned and maintained. Its use is widely recommended by Orthopedics in collateral ligament injuries and hyper-flexion injuries of distal inter-phalangeal joint, also useful in rehabilitation after burns to avoid contractures and post-surgical care.
The splint comes in three different sizes; small-(below 2 inches), medium-(2-3) and large (3-4).