This boxer brace from RCAI has been designed to immobilize the fourth and fifth metacarpal joints for injuries such as Boxer fracture, collateral ligament injuries, fractures of the proximal phalanges and PIP/DIP joint injuries. The support has been designed to hold the wrist in place at a wrist extension of 30° and a flexion of the metacarpal joints at 70°. The brace is made from Kydex thermoplastic which is heat molded to fit the user for greater protection and comfort. This brace has been designed for use as either an alternative to surgery or as a support after surgery. The braces open design has been designed to be comfortable and to accommodate swelling and surgical pins. The brace is lined with a soft 'wicking' material designed to help absorb moisture, keeping the user comfortable. The inner lining is easily removed for cleaning.
- Type: : metacarpal splint