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Thumb & Wrist Supports

Thumb and wrist supports can be very useful in the treatment of sports injuries. But you can also use them for accidental injuries and workplace demands. Common conditions that thumb and wrists splints can help with include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and repetitive strain injuries. They can also be used for a sprained wrist or broken wrist. Or for fractured scaphoids, Colles fractures, fractured radiuses and fractured ulnas. Repetitive movements of the wrist and fingers can lead to overuse injuries. Supports and splints can help to help to prevent overloading.

PhysioRoom Thumb Support Splint

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PhysioRoom Wrist Brace with Thumb Spica

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£7.49
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PhysioRoom Thumb Stabilising Support

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PhysioRoom Compression Wrist Support

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PhysioRoom Wrist & Thumb Compression Support

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PhysioRoom Wrist Brace with Stabilising Splint

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£5.49
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Wrist Support Band

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PhysioRoom Elastic Compression Wrist Strap

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PhysioRoom Ankle and Wrist Weights - 1lb - 1 x Pair

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PhysioRoom Wrist Splint Support

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Compex Anaform Wrist Wrap Support

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Prosports Impact Protection Wrist Guards

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FAQs

Can You Get Arthritis In Your Hand and Thumb?

Yes, often we don't realise how much we use our thumbs until they become painful. Like any synovial joint, excess load can lead to joint degeneration and arthritis. Unfortunately, as arthritis is a degenerative disease there is little we can do to cure the problem completely. But the symptoms of arthritis can be managed to help reduce pain and improve function and quality of life. Thumb and wrist splints can help reduce aggravation and pain around the joints.

Hot and cold packs can also be applied to reduce pain and minimise discomfort. Long-term management of arthritis includes modifying any aggravating activities. These may include typing, writing or driving. You can do this either through postural changes or specific equipment. Research shows that gentle movement can help reduce the symptoms of arthritis. So gentle range of motion exercises of the thumb and hand can provide relief. These can be done using elastic bands or low weights. These help to strengthen the supporting muscles and tendons. Or, you can seek advice from a chartered physiotherapist. They can set you specific exercises to perform daily.

How Do You Know If You Fractured Your Thumb?

If you have fallen and injured your thumb, you may need an X-ray. This will help determine whether the injury is soft tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments) or a bone fracture. If the pain does not settle in a few days, seek advice from a doctor.

What Do You Do If You Break Your Thumb?

If a fracture is identified with an X-ray, it will need immobilisation. This is usually achieved at the thumb with a spica splint. The location of the thumb fracture may determine the prognosis of the injury. Fractures to the base of the metacarpal bone often remain un-displaced. So immobilisation for 6-8 weeks usually allows adequate healing. Although the fracture may have occurred to the shaft, neck or head of the metacarpal. Then, the two parts of the bone may have become displaced. This may require surgery to fixate the fractured pieces with pins, plates or wires. After immobilisation, the thumb will be stiff and weak. With the guidance of a chartered physiotherapist, you should start gentle stretching and range of motion exercises. These can help to regain function and strength around the joint.

What Is a Thumb Spica Splint?

A thumb spica splint is a splint that offers support to the thumb and wrist. But, it allows the other four digits to still move and function normally. A spica splint is ideal to help support the structures around the thumb after an injury. It can also be used when pain is caused by repetitive movements or arthritis.

Do Wrist Splints Help Carpal tunnel?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is often caused by repetitive wrist and hand movements. Typing, operating machinery, writing and drawing are all activities that can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.

Carpal tunnel splints can help by supporting the wrist during these movements. This ensures that ligaments, tendons and muscles around the joints are not overloaded. A wrist support can greatly help you continue with daily activities. It can also help to minimise symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. But the root cause should still be found. Then, exercises and stretches can be implemented. This will ensure that a wrist splint for carpal tunnel does not become relied upon.

You rely on your thumb, hand and wrist for both sports and everyday tasks. So if you've damaged this part of your body, it can have a massive inconvenience to your life. Lifting a kettle, writing or using cutlery can all be affected.

Effectively Ease Pain in your Thumb, Hand or Wrist

At PhysioRoom, we have a range of products that can ease this discomfort in your wrist and thumb. They can also protect you from suffering further injuries. Or, if you're looking for a product to support you during rehabilitation for an injury, check out our thumb splints and supports.

Comfort No Matter What Your Condition

For daily wear and comfort, shop with PhysioRoom. We have splints and supports suitable for a range of conditions. Get gentle compression from the stretch fabric combined with solid support.

Design

Our thumb and wrist supports feature adjustable straps to suit anybody comfortable. Shop from models with metal splints and breathable neoprene to keep your thumb and wrist in a neutral position. Available in a range of sizes.

Wrist Supports for Arthritis and Joint Pain

Wrist and hand splints reduce pain and help improve grip strength. This is useful for people with weak wrists. For people with rheumatoid arthritis, they can relieve pain by providing warmth and compression. The wrap-around style is easy to manage with one hand and is ideal for arthritis. Plus, it ensures a tight fit without impeding blood flow.

Wrist Supports for Tendonitis

A wrist support or wrist splint can help ease tendonitis pain and symptoms. It does so by reducing your movement and giving the tendon time to rest and heal. All whilst preventing further injury. Gentle stretching exercises can help ease the symptoms of tendonitis. Seek advice from a chartered physiotherapist. They can set you specific exercises to perform daily. And they can help you prevent the condition from worsening. Compression braces and cold compresses can help reduce swelling caused by Tendonitis.

Post Surgery Thumb & Wrist Support Braces

Our range of post-op bracing supports are ideal for use following thumb and wrist surgery. In our range, you'll find wrist braces, splints and supports. These can help with recovery from a range of conditions. These include: broken thumb, thumb ligament injuries, skier's thumb, wrist sprains, thumb sprains, wrist instability, weak and arthritic wrists and wrist pain.

One of our favourite styles of wrist supports for post-op bracing caters for a range of injuries. It does so by incorporating removable stabilisers. You can add or remove these depending on the type of support you need. With dual stabilisers, one which fits onto the inside of your wrist. And one which fits onto the outside. These both help keep the wrist secure and supported. The thumb spica support, meanwhile, provides extra stability to the thumb. Wrist braces with an immobilisation system can be used during the rehabilitation of many injuries. These include: L chronic and post-traumatic injury, nerve paralysis, sprains, and rheumatoid arthritis. Wrist supports designed to encase the wrist and restrict movement offer the best support.

Shop for a wrist brace for a common condition or post-injury and get back to daily activities today!

Thumb & Wrist Supports for Sports

Wearing one of our sports wrist supports can help prevent many potential wrist injuries. This high-quality range of supports is ideal for sports injuries. Sports like tennis, golf and squash depend heavily on repetitive wrist movements. In our range you'll find supports that can help with related conditions. These include: wrist sprains, thumb sprains, wrist instability, weak and arthritic wrists and wrist pain.

Wrist straps provide adjustable compression and support. Made from therapeutic neoprene with a wraparound design, they help to provide warmth and support to muscles and joints. This aids weak, injured or arthritic wrists. They're great for helping with strain caused by repetitive wrist movements.

Wrist supports that feature an adjustable wrap-around strap are easy to fit. They also have mesh materials to ensure total comfort. Wrist wraps and straps help to relieve pain and provide firm support. Those with spica splints can also help with thumb pain or protect your thumb after injury.