cock-up splint (normal-dynamic splint)

cock-up splint (normal-dynamic splint):-

cock-up splint

-Easier to position
-More contoured for snug fit
-Risk of impinging thumb

                     

-Commonly used with fractures or mild to moderate soft tissue sprains/strains of the distal forearm, wrist and proximal hand

-Maintains wrist in a static position.

Advantages : 

-All causes of wrist drop e.g. radial nerve palsy.

-Splintage of fractures of hand, wrist and lower fore-arm bones.

-Sprains and synovitis of wrist.

-Post operative immobilization after tendon surgery around wrist. 

- Dynamic cock-up splint

-It is used for mobilisation exercise of wrist, thumb & fingers.

                           

Advantages :

-Well padded, unbreakable, washable, reusable & economic.

-Very good patient’s compliance.

-Finger-thumb attachments are optional.

-Adjustable wrist-tension by detaching one or two springs.

-Available in small, medium & large sizes for left and right hand. 

Uses : 

For radial nerve palsy and wrist drop

For posterior introsseous nerve palsy.

For physiotherapy after extensor tendon repair.

Formobilization exercises of  fingers wrist

cock-up splint (normal-dynamic splint):-

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