FlexiOH® Short Arm Cast
Intended Use Of
FlexiOH® short arm cast or Splint
- Nondisplaced /
minimally displaced /
Buckle fracture of distal radius fracture
- Carpal bone fracture other than Scaphoid /
- As a removable splint during rehabilitation
FlexiOH® short arm cast comes in 5 different sizes : XS, S, M L and XL. All the casts vary in terms of palm circumference, wrist circumference, and arm circumference. For the best fit of FlexiOH® Short Arm Cast, taking the measurement of patient’s hand is necessary before application.
|Materials:||Silicon rubber (USP VI), Light curable resin and Biocompatible foam cushioning|
|Weight:||~300 gms / ~10.5 Oz|
|Light Range:||RizyCure™ Light System or Direct sunlight|
|Tensile Strength||~1.25 kN|
|Compression Strength||~3.25 kN|
|Size vs Measurement
(Short Arm Cast)
|Palm Circumference:||130 mm||165 mm||185 mm||210 mm||235 mm|
|Wrist Circumference:||110 mm||140 mm||160 mm||185 mm||215 mm|
|Arm Circumference:||180 mm||210 mm||255 mm||285 mm||320 mm|
|FlexiOH® Cast Length:||240 mm||280 mm||305 mm||340 mm||380 mm|
* Above sizes fits better as per dimensions mentioned in the table.
* However FlexiOH® adapts oversize at certain extend by stretch-ability.
* We advice surgeon to choose size as per patient’s comfort.
Application of FlexiOH® Cast
To apply FlexiOH® Short Hand Immobilizer follow the steps shown below :
Step – 1 : Choose the appropriate size from given chart
Step – 2 : Apply cushioning to thumb to give extra comfort to pressure points
Step – 3 : Place cast over the fractured hand anchoring thumb
Step – 4 : Lock the zip by placing insertion pin into retainer box
Step – 5 : Pull the puller of the zip to the end
Step – 6 : As cast adapts to the shape of hand, start reduction process
Step – 7 : Take fully charge RizyCure® Light Device
Step – 8 : Start curing around the thumb to give initial support to the broken bone
Step – 9 : Expose 3-4 mins thoroughly and check every corner until harden
FlexiOH® provide ~40-50 % open area of skin to breathe, wash, and exposure to sunlight which all are necessary to maintain healthy skin.
Benefit – 1 : Patient will be able to bathe as it is completely washable
Benefits – 2 : Enabling washability facilitates to flush out any debris or dirt
Easy Removal Process
Removal Step – 1 : It’s very simple, just unlock the zip
Removal Step – 2 : Apply little force and pull out hand from the cast
Here is some videos of demonstration about FlexiOH® technology, review of doctor and patient as well.