Flashcards in UE Orthoses Deck (14)
What static UE orthosis can be used to stabilize the first MCP joint and immobilize the thumb
What UE static orthosis is used for de quervain's?
Long opponens orthosis, aka thumb spica splint
What motion do swan neck ring splints promote and prevent?
Promotes IP flexion and prevents extension
What motion do boutonnière ring splint promote and prevent?
Promotes IP extension and prevents flexion
What UE static orthosis can be used for web-space contractures or burns?
Hand-finger orthosis with C-Bar splint
What position does a resting wrist-hand-finger orthosis put your hand in?
Slight wrist extension, 70º MCP flexion, IP full extension, thumb CMC palmar abduction, thumb IP extension
A wrist cock-up splint is also known as a
Volar wrist-hand orthosis
What is an Oppenheimer splint?
Wire wrist-extension assist orthosis - assists wrist extension and finger flexion.
What kind of patients is a wrist-driven prehension orthosis used in?
C6 complete tetraplegia
What muscle strength is needed for patient to use a wrist-driven prehension orthosis?
Wrist extensors should be 3+ or better
What kind of prehension does a RIC tenodesis splint allow?
3-jaw chuck prehension
What kind of patients is a shoulder-elbow-wrist-hand-orthosis used on?
SCI, GBS, polio, brachial plexus injury
What muscles are needed to use a SEWHO?
Biceps and pectoralis