Dynamic Splint | Dynamic Extension Splints | Arm Splint



The dynamic splint is a device specially designed to provide required elongation to connective tissue of individuals with limited range of motion. ROM in joint muscles can be limited due to ligament repairs, spinal cord injury, neurological disorder or any other orthopedic conditions. Arm splint helps regain mobility and maximize routine functioning of joint muscles to grab the objects easily

The dynamic splint aids stabilize one joint while allowing movements in another joint, enabling people with limited mobility to use their injured limb and perform activities of daily living. Dynamic splint for hand function is fit-sized, lightweight, comfortable to wear, and easy to operate. 

Arm splint consists of 4 springs for fingers and a single spring for the thumb connected to a modifiable tension builder allowing a comfortable fit to suit the individual’s functional needs. People with disability use dynamic extension splints in the following conditions: 

Dynamic Splint Benefits 

  • Reduced spasticity: Dynamic splint facilitates muscle relaxation, maintains muscle extension, and prevents contracture, which helps recover hand spasticity, an outcome of stroke.  
  • Allowing Comfortable Stretch: arm splint uses an adjustable spring to exert a constant stretching load without producing elbow pain. Therefore, one is able to move the affected elbow while wearing an arm splint. 
  • Repositioning Fingers in Extension Positions: The mechanism used in splint helps in rehabilitation for finger extension after stroke. 
  • Increasing Hand Performance: The elastic force of the dynamic hand splint improves the range of motion, which increases the functionality of the affected hand. 

Types of Dynamic Splint 

  1. Elbow Splints: Elbow splint is used to stabilize elbow joints affected due to soft tissue injury or fracture. Its primary function is to decrease movement while providing support and comfort to the elbow.  
  2. Hand Splints: This dynamic splint is meant for those who are suffering from a neurological disorder like stroke. The splint helps to prevent joint injury while improving and maintaining range of motion.  
  3. Wrist Splints: Wrist splints are used for wrist fractures and dislocations, fractures at the base of the MCPs, stiff wrists or wrist contractures, and following tendon and nerve repairs and carpal tunnel release. A wrist splint helps prevent stress on healing tendons and nerves. 
  4. Finger Splints: Finger splints are used on the damaged finger to provide stabilization, prevent further damage, and help heal various injuries, such as damaged tendons and fractures. 

Where to buy Dynamic Splint for hand, wrist, finger and elbow? 

Rehab Store brings a wide range of elbow splints and hinges, finger straps, thumb support attachments, hand brace and other mobilization devices from leading manufacturers, including Patterson Medical/Performance Health, North Coast Medical, and many more who contribute to improve one’s physical performance. Place your order today with us.