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1

What static UE orthosis can be used to stabilize the first MCP joint and immobilize the thumb

Opponens orthosis

2

What UE static orthosis is used for de quervain's?

Long opponens orthosis, aka thumb spica splint

3

What motion do swan neck ring splints promote and prevent?

Promotes IP flexion and prevents extension

4

What motion do boutonnière ring splint promote and prevent?

Promotes IP extension and prevents flexion

5

What UE static orthosis can be used for web-space contractures or burns?

Hand-finger orthosis with C-Bar splint

6

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

7

A wrist cock-up splint is also known as a

Volar wrist-hand orthosis

8

What is an Oppenheimer splint?

Wire wrist-extension assist orthosis - assists wrist extension and finger flexion.

9

What kind of patients is a wrist-driven prehension orthosis used in?

C6 complete tetraplegia

10

What muscle strength is needed for patient to use a wrist-driven prehension orthosis?

Wrist extensors should be 3+ or better

11

What kind of prehension does a RIC tenodesis splint allow?

3-jaw chuck prehension

12

What kind of patients is a shoulder-elbow-wrist-hand-orthosis used on?

SCI, GBS, polio, brachial plexus injury

13

What muscles are needed to use a SEWHO?

Biceps and pectoralis

14

How many hours per day is a tone-reducing orthosis worn?

2 hours on and 2 hours off