November 22, 2017

Custom Carpal Splinting

Custom Carpal supports, splints and braces

Thera-Paw UK provides custom Carpal Supports, Splints and Braces for pets in the UK and Europe. We have been personally trained by Thera-Paw USA and our association with them is unique in UK and Europe.

USEScarpal gsd low kb

Customized for a variety of carpal conditions, such as:

  • hyperextension

  • valgus or varus deformities

  • collateral ligament injuries

  • soft tissue/flexion contractures

  • polytharthritis (e.g., IMPA)Scooby pre 3

  • instabilities, sprains, strains

  • fractures or post-cast removal

  • protection/support of limb with osteosarcomaScooby after

  • arthritis, DJD

  • sporting/working dog support

PRODUCT DETAILS

Custom Carpal Supports are designed for the pet’s specific needs.  These braces can be lightweight and flexible or completely immobilizing.  Braces are versatile and stability can be decreased/increased depending on the pet’s needs.

CONSTRUCTION

Fabrication style and materials are chosen based on the pet’s specific needs.  Options include:

  • Outer shell – neoprene breathable mesh different supportive thicknesses

  • Outer straps – elastic, nylon, neoprene or a combination thereof

  • Inner padding – therapy foam padding, sheepskin, neoprene (suitable for water therapy)

  • Outer stabilizing components – nylon support straps (adjustable),  thermoplastic sheets, thermoplastic stays

We will work with you to help decide what best suits the animals needs. We provide a custom measurement, quote and order form.

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Photos above – Carpal plantigrade then with Thera-Paw Carpal supports –  digitigrade

You must be a veterinary professional or professional therapist to receive a Custom Order Form. The professional MUST do the measurements of the animal and select the options that the animal requires.

Please contact us via email at Therapaw-UK@ClassicPhysiotherapy.co.uk to request a Custom Measurement, Quote and Order form.

Please email or fax the order form back to us fully filled in for your patient. Within 2 business days you will receive an email indicating cost of the custom product. Upon receipt of payment the product will be designed and made within 5 working days and dispatched.

Payment is by bank transfer or cleared cheque prior to the product being made. There are no refunds on Custom made products.

For Tips and Recommendations about tarsal supports and splints please see notes on right hand side of this page……..>

Carpal tendon

Louise Tunicliff - Cappa - carpal hyper before

Louise Tunicliff - Cappa - carpal hyper after

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

photos above – chronic carpal flexor tendon shortening – comfortable and functional with carpal support

Carpal Varus

Gill Hayes - carpal deviation Gill Hayes - with carpal support

 

 

 

 

 

photos above – carpal varus – comfortable and functional with carpal support

Forelimb Amputee

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photos above – forelimb amputee – supported and functional with carpal support