Double Armchair Finger Splint
Flexion contracture caused by conditions such as Boutonnier's deformity can be extremely painful and debilitating. The Double Armchair Finger Splint has been designed to maintain assisted extension of the PIP joint while allowing you to flex the DIP joint, alleviating pain and facilitating the healing process.
- 1 x Double Armchair Finger Splint
Sizing Information for the Double Armchair Splint
The Double Armchair Finger Splint is available in a wide range of sizes to suit almost anyone. Please use the table below to determine the correct size for you, then select the required size from the drop down menu at the top of the page.
|Size ||DIP Joint Circumference |
|Extra Small ||5 - 5.5cm |
|Small ||5.5 - 6cm |
|Medium ||6 - 6.5cm |
|Large ||6.5 - 7cm |
|Extra Large ||7 - 7.5cm |
What Are PIP and DIP Joints?
The PIP joint, also known as the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint, is the second finger joint from the tip of each finger. The DIP joint, also known as the Distal Interphalangeal Joint, is the end finger joint on the tip of each finger.
Who Can Benefit From the Double Finger Splint?
- Arthritic Conditions
- Trigger finger
- Hypermobility (Ehler-Danlos syndrome)
- PIP joint flexion contractures
- DIP joint flexion contractures
- Boutonniere's deformity
How Does the Double Armchair Finger Support Work?
By maintaining assisted extension at the PIP joint the Double Armchair Finger Splint allows active flexion and can be used for soft tissue injury affecting the PIP joint with a possible flexion deformity. The coil spring used in the Double Armchair Finger Splint provides resistance for extra support and faster recovery.
Features of the Double Armchair Finger Splint
- Can be used on the index/middle fingers or the middle/ring fingers
- The dynamic spring supports the PIP joint, leaving the DIP free to flex
- Suitable for PIP and DIP related injuries
- Available in a variety of sizes to suit the majority of users
- Ideal for use as a progressive splint after intensive use of a single splint
What Are the Advantages of an Armchair Splint?
The slim and lightweight design means that these splints are comfortable to wear and don't interfere with day-to-day tasks. The foam padded circular springs are an innovative and highly effective way of providing the correct amount of flexion to the fingers