The mallet finger is a condition of finger deformity, which occurs when the extensor tendon gets damaged and the DIP joint becomes abnormally flexed.The mallet finger splint is designed to treat or correct the mallet finger deformity. It supports the distal inter-phalangeal joint (DIP) in hyper-extension, while allowing the free movement of the proximal inter-phalangeal joint (PIP). The splint provides immobilization, desired alignment and protects the finger from further injury.
The product is light-weight and has coated aluminium body which is malleable; can be bent or customized to provide rigid immobilization.
The anatomical shape or practical design of splint is best suited to maintain the required hyper-extension of the DIP joint. It also makes the product well ventilated, comfortable and easy to wear or remove.
The Ethafoam pad enhances comfort and is easy to clean and maintain. The splint is provided with adjustable inbuilt hook loop Velcro fasteners for close fitting and excellent grip.
It is user-friendly, can be worn during various activities such as sports, swimming and keyboard use, etc. Its use is also recommended for post fracture care of the distal phalange. It has universal sizing (Below 2--4 Inches) and is aesthetically pleasing.