Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Support
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Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Support

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  • Comfortably stabilises the wrist and thumb while allowing finger movement
  • Suitable for CMC instability, skier's thumb and arthritis
  • Anatomically shaped stay prevents painful movements
  • Comfortable with latex-free materials and easy adjustment
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Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Support

After injury or surgery to your wrist and thumb, keeping the area properly stabilised and protected is crucial to a speedy and successful recovery. The Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Support is designed to comfortably stabilise your wrist and thumb, and is an ideal choice for treatment of CMC instability, moderate sprains, arthritis and more.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Wrist Brace

This wrist brace is ambidextrous, meaning it can be used on either the left or right hand.

Who Should Use the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist Brace?

The Gauntlet Wrist Brace is suitable for a range of conditions, such as:

  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis)
  • CMC instability
  • Irritation of the thumb
  • Post-operative/post-traumatic conditions
  • Skier's thumb
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Sprained wrists or strained wrists
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendinitis 
  • Tendovaginitis
  • Wrist contusion
  • Wrist instability

Sizing of the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Brace

The Actimove Gauntlet Wrist Brace is available in four sizes based on wrist circumference. To determine which size is right for you, measure the circumference around your wrist as shown in the diagram below, and match your measurement to the correct size in the sizing table below the diagram.

Measure Your Wrist as Shown
 

Size Wrist Circumference
Small 13 - 15cm (5 - 6")
Medium 15 - 17.5cm (6 - 7")
Large 17.5 - 20cm (7 - 8")
Extra Large 20 - 23cm (8 - 9")

How Does the Actimove Gauntlet Brace Stabilise the Wrist?

This wrist brace provides a high level of stability with its anatomically shaped stay, helping to keep the wrist and thumb in a neutral position for optimal healing. This level of stability will help to prevent any painful movements, which will help to keep your wrist comfortable and minimise recovery times.

How Comfortable is the Actimove Gauntlet Support?

This brace is designed for extended wear, and so is made to be as comfortable as possible. The contoured design allows it to fit along the length of your wrist without catch-points, and the straps are placed at ideal points to help the brace feel snug on the wrist without being uncomfortable.

Does the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Support Contain Latex?

No, this support does not contain latex, and is made from completely latex-free materials. This makes the support particularly suited to those with sensitive skin, as it is designed to stay comfortable for long hours of wear without irritation. The image below shows the soft and seamless inner surface of the brace, which helps it to remain comfortable when in contact with skin.

The soft latex-free interior of the Actimove Gauntlet Brace

Can I Type on a Keyboard While Wearing This Wrist Support?

Yes, while this wrist brace stabilises the wrist and thumb and prevents dangerous twisting or bending motions, it allow the fingers completely free. This makes it ideal for recovering from a wrist injury while working, as it allows you to complete most daily tasks such as typing on a keyboard.

Can I Wear the Actimove Wrist and Thumb Brace While Playing Sports?

In the latter stages of recovery, this brace will be suitable to help avoid injury aggravation to the wrist while playing sports or engaging in exercise. The secure fit and irritation-free materials will help the brace maintain comfortable without overheating.

Should I Use the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist/Thumb Brace Following a Fracture?

While this wrist support may be suitable for use in the latter stages of recovery from a fractured wrist, it should not be used immediately after a fracture. To support your wrist after a fracture, we recommend a rigid support such as the Ossur Form Fit Wrist Brace.

How Do I Apply the Gauntlet Wrist Stabiliser?

The Actimove Gauntlet Wrist and Thumb Support can be used for either the left or right wrist, depending on where the anatomical stay is placed. To adjust the brace to fit your desired hand:

  1. Open the brace on a flat surface in front of you.
  2. Position the brace so the hook and loop for the thumb is pointing to the right-hand side, while the wrist hook and loops are pointing to the left.
  3. There will be two openings towards the lower end of the brace, a lower opening and an upper opening. Insert the stay in the lower opening for the left hand, or the upper opening for the right hand.

How Do I Change the Brace from Left Wrist to Right Wrist?

To change the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist Brace from a left-sided to a right-sided brace, simply follow these instructions, and follow along in the diagram below.

  1. Remove the stay from the lower opening
  2. Turn the stay 180° so that the top end curves downwards, as shown below
  3. Insert the stay into the upper opening, with the curved end first
  4. Then, apply the brace as normal to the right hand!

Application instructions for the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist Stabiliser

How Do I Change the Brace from Right Wrist to Left Wrist?

To change the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist Brace from a right-sided to a left-sided brace, simply follow these instructions, and follow along in the diagram below.

  1. Remove the stay from the upper opening
  2. Turn the stay 180° so that the top end curves upwards, as shown below
  3. Insert the stay into the lower opening, with the curved end first
  4. Then, apply the brace as normal to the left hand!

Application instructions for the Actimove Gauntlet Wrist Stabiliser

How Do I Wash the Gauntlet Wrist Support?

This wrist brace can be hand-washed with warm water up to 30°C. Then, it should be air-dried.

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Average Rating (19 Reviews):  
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Rating:  
Okay support, extremely poor workmanship.
09 February 2024  | 

On the first attempt at putting the support on my wrist, straight out of the packet, the stitching on one of the fastening bands came away and detached the Velcro.

Within one full day of wear, two other points of stitching came undone. So after just 24 hours I had to repair three areas with a needle and thread, just to continue using the brace.

As I needed to wear the support as prescribed by my doctor, I had no choice but to attempt to fix it myself rather than making a complaint and returning the item.

Very disappointing and expected much better!

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Rating:  
Wrist and thumb support
15 January 2024  | 

Good quality strong and sturdy, good support for my non-healing break, very happy with it 👍

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Good support
12 December 2023  | 

Has helped my hypertension of my thumb

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Very Pleased
27 November 2023  | 

Excellent Service. Minor Feedback for Manufacture: Suggest a 'U' be cut under the nail area as Wearer developed a blister here due to being too long - but then we are all different! Overall a thoughtfully designed Support. Recommend.

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Perfect
08 October 2023  | 

The item arrived well packed and on time. it fits perfectly and gives my writs the support it needs. I have osteoarthritis and this is the best. Great price as well.

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Gauntlet wrist and thumb support
10 April 2023  | 

Very good support.

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Brilliant service and great product
23 February 2023  | 

I was recommended this splint for my wrist (De Quervains Tenosynovitis). The delivery was prompt, and the support is very comfortable.

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Rating:  
Support
17 February 2023  | 

Good value does the job I wanted

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Excellent all round
23 January 2023  | 

Ordered at 5pm and delivered the next morning, certainly much quicker than expected. Support is ok and helps restrict movement of the thumb. It could do with some additional support to help keep the wrist straight.

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Comfortable and effective support
23 November 2022  | 

This support works well and is very comfortable. It can be a bit bulky for some activities.

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