What is the purpose of a thumb stabilizer?
Thumb braces are a simple, cost-effective way to reduce pain, provide support, improve movement and ease the stress on your joints. Wearing a brace can help eliminate your pain, but keep in mind you might need to wear it long-term or with other treatments such as medication, topical lotions and therapy.
Is a thumb stabilizer good for trigger thumb?
With Trigger Thumb, it’s very important to prevent the tendon from moving to the point where it snaps or clicks. Using a splint or brace can help limit motion and allow your thumb to rest. This can be done with a finger splint, such as an Oval-8 Finger Splint.
Will a thumb stabilizer help carpal tunnel?
A brace can help because it keeps your wrist in a straight, neutral position. A 2012 study found that using a wrist brace at night did more to relieve carpal tunnel symptoms than using no treatment at all. You may also find it helpful to wear a brace during the day, especially during activities that trigger flare-ups.
Is a thumb stabilizer good for tendonitis?
These steps can reduce painful inflammation more quickly. This brace for tendonitis in the wrist and thumb helps with both the rest and compression steps of this process. The wrist splint with abducted thumb immobilizes the MP and CMC joints, helping with wrist pain on the thumb side by forcing these tendons to rest.
What is a thumb stabilizer?
The Mueller Thumb Stabilizer helps stabilize and support sore or injured thumbs while also helping to stabilize the thumb to help improve hand function and reduce pain. Two rigid stays, one on each side of the thumb, limit movement and provide maximum support.
How do you wear a thumb stabilizer?
Slide hand into brace and thumb into thumb hole. Wrap wrist strap around wrist and secure at the base of the wrist. Adjust until fit feels firm, yet comfortable. Helps stabilize the lower thumb joint, to help relieve pain associated with texting and gaming or arthritis.
Should you sleep with thumb brace on?
Can I wear the brace while I sleep? Yes! The thumb brace can be worn while you sleep.