Custom Splinting in Nassau & Suffolk County, NY

 
 
 
 
Often times a custom orthosis is prescribed for both pre and post-surgical intervention. This custom fabrication is essential in providing protection and support of the injured extremity allowing for effective healing, stabilization, and positioning. Custom fabrication is often essential in achieving the desired outcome that the physician, therapist and patient are trying to achieve. It's amazing how a properly made custom-fitted brace or splint can benefit your comfort and rehabilitation after you've been injured. These devices are specially designed to support or correct the function of a hand, wrist, elbow or shoulder. Custom fabricated splints can be designed to protect tendon and ligament repairs and to increase range of motion through the use of dynamic splinting.
 
When appropriately fitted and used, braces or splints can decrease your pain and enhance your movement. They can also increase the stability in an unstable joint and even help improve your overall quality of life by allowing you to perform necessary daily activities.

The purpose of a brace or splint is to relieve pain and protect an injury while you return to your desired function. For those who are active in sports, orthotics help tolerate their activity, by improving biomechanical performance and provide added strength.
Braces and splints are particularly effective at relieving the pain, fatigue and discomfort experienced by older adults, who may have developed arthritis in their hands and upper extremities.