Clinical examination shows that over 80% of patients using this support notice significant improvement. The pressure is applied to the muscles responsible for flection and extension of the forearm and hand. It reduces the risk of overstress or tearing, and when such problems appear- it makes the healing process easier and faster. The internal pad contains silicon welt which does micro-massage during use of the support, polyamide clip and Velcro tape enable adjustment of the applied pressure. The pressure is evenly spread on the forearm.
Single size, fits both sides.
It removes stress form the muscles of the forearm and hand in the area of the ulnar joint. Especially useful in sport and work – enables faster comeback to professional activity or training. The instruction of use should be given by the leading doctor.
When to use the support
- in pain of the ulnar joint due to injury
- in overstress and inflammation
- in degenerative changes
- Only correctly applied and fitted support fulfills its function.
- Incorrect use may lead to the increase of problems with the ulnar joint, humeral joint and hand, emersion of swelling, vein inflammation- instruction of use should be given by the leading doctor or qualified physiotherapist.
- In case of swelling or paraesthesia of the forearm or hand, it is necessary to loosen up or remove the support and contact the doctor.
- In case the problems with the humeral joint increase it is recommended to use the sling.
- Skin in the place where he support is applied should be clean (no creams or ointments should be used directly before application of the support)
- Incorrect maintenance of the product – infrequent washing, insufficient rinsing may lead to skin changes connected with increased sweatiness under the support.
- Too tight application of the support may lead to ischaemia of fingers, paraesthesia of the forearm or hand
- In case of skin changes in the places where the support is applied (excoriation, eczema) it is necessary to contact the leading doctor
- The use of the support is restricted – possible after application of the dressing.
- Hand wash in 30 degrees warm water with soap. RINSE THOROUGHLY.
- Do not iron.
- Do not use chlorine
- Dry in safe distance from source of heat