Air X Thumb Spica Splint
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Air X Thumb Spica Splint

  • Provides support for the thumb and wrist
  • Ideal for strains, sprains and arthritic conditions
  • Lightweight and comfortable material
  • Highly durable and suitable for long-term wear
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Air X Thumb Spica Splint

It can be uncomfortable wearing a hot, bulky splint all day; that's why the Air X Thumb Spica Splint was designed from breathable, lightweight material that conforms to the contours of your wrist and thumb. This splint offers support to both the MCP and CMC joints, provides gentle compression that helps reduce swelling, and the adjustable straps let you tailor the level of support to your personal requirements.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Air X Thumb Spica Splint

Please note that this Thumb Spica Splint is supplied for the left or the right wrist. Please select which you want from the drop down menu at the top of the page. 

Which Size Is Right for Me?

To find your perfect size, please measure the circumference of your wrist as seen in the image below. Match your measurement to the sizing table below that to find the best size for you. If your measurement falls on a sizing boundary, we would recommend choosing the smaller size for a greater level of support.

Measure your wrist around the bones

Size Wrist Circumference (cm)
Small 14 - 15cm
Medium 15 - 16.5cm
Large 16.5 - 18cm
Extra Large 18 - 19cm

Key Features and Benefits of the Air X Thumb Support

  • Made from unique Air X fabric that is breathable and comfortable
  • Layered fibre structures transport moisture away from the body
  • Highly breathable material allow for air circulation
  • Reduces the risk of skin maceration which helps prevent blisters
  • Soft and conformable material that follows the contours of your wrist and thumb
  • Includes an adjustable strap that lets you tailor the level of support
  • Can be worn for long periods of time without issue making it great for arthritis
  • Offers compression, which helps improve circulation and reduce swelling
  • Available in a range of sizes to suit most users
  • Available to purchase for the left or right wrist

What Are the Benefits of a Thumb Spica Splint?

Splinting facilitates the immobilisation and stabilisation of the joint in question, helping to protect from further injury and promote healing. One advantage of using a thumb spica splint instead of a cast or brace is that spica splints accommodate swelling thanks to their elasticity. Additionally, elasticated splints also provide compression that helps increase circulation which helps reduce swelling and assists healing. 

What Joints Does this Thumb Brace Provide Support For?

The metacarpal (MCP) and the carpometacarpal (CMC) are the first and second joint in your thumb. Thanks to it's extensive coverage and intelligent design, this thumb brace provides excellent support to both.

Image Describing the Joints of the Thumb

What Makes Air X Fabric Better Than Other Materials?

The unique Air X fabric has the ability to transport moisture efficiently away from the body thanks to the layered fibre structures, which help promote moisture wicking. This results in a dry, comfortable feeling on the surface of the skin, helping your hand to feel fresh throughout the day.

Air X fabric is also a soft, lightweight material that perfectly follows the contours of the body. This means the Air X adapts and shapes itself to the individual wearing it providing exceptional comfort, even for extended periods of time.

Indications for the Air X Thumb Splint

  • Arthritis of the thumb
  • Basal joint arthritis
  • CMC arthritis
  • CMC instability
  • Controls thumb abduction
  • De Quervain's Tenosynotivitis (De Quervain's Syndrome)
  • Gamekeeper's thumb
  • Immobilisation to relieve pain
  • Inflamed/swollen tendons
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Overuse injuries
  • Pain/instability of thumb extensors/abductors
  • Post carpal/metacarpal surgery
  • Post surgical repairs
  • Postoperative conditions
  • Post-Traumatic conditions
  • Pre-operative
  • Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rhizarthrosis
  • Scapholunate instability
  • Scapholunate tear
  • Severe CMC arthrosis
  • Skier's thumb
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Sprained wrist
  • Stabilises the write
  • Stabilises thumb basal joint
  • Stener lesion
  • Thumb Basal joint irritation
  • Thumb Saddle joint injury
  • UCL injury
  • UCL lesion
  • Weakness of the thumb joint
  • Worn cartilage

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