The hand may require an orthotic device for many different reasons. Orthotics UK are provide both dynamic and static orthotics. Dynamic hand orthotics are frequently used in rehabilitation helping to improve function of the wrist, hand and fingers. They can also be used to provide an active muscle stretch. Static hand orthoses can be used for positioning, support and immobilisation. At Orthotics UK we understand everyone is unique and conditions affect individuals differently therefore our orthotists will work with you to find the best orthoses for your needs whether this is a stock device or custom made specifically for you.
What are the indications for use of a hand orthotic?
There are many indications for using a hand orthotic. These include:
- Neurological injuries
- Orthopaedic injuries
- Joint instability
- Reduced or impaired function
If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a hand orthotic please contact us to discuss.
What conditions are hand orthotics often used for?
Hand orthotics can be used for a variety of conditions including:
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Post surgery
- Cerebral palsy
- Multiple Sclerosis
This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a hand orthotic please contact us to discuss.
What are the benefits of using a hand orthotic?
There are many benefits that come from using a hand orthotic. These include:
- Reduced pain
- Increased function and mobility
- Improved positioning
- Control of movement
- Stabilisation of the hand and wrist
There are many benefits using a hand orthoses to find out more please contact us to discuss.
What types of hand orthoses are available?
There are many types of hand orthoses available including:
- Resting hand orthoses
- Range of motion hand orthoses