I. See Also

II. Indication

  1. Hand Injury
  2. Splinting position of hand and wrist
    1. Avoids extensor contractures at MCP joints
    2. Avoids flexor contractures at IP joints

III. Position

  1. MCP joint flexed at 45 to 70 degrees
  2. Each IP joint (PIP and DIP) flexed at 10 degrees
  3. Thumb in slight abduction

IV. Precautions

  1. Inability to assume position of function is a red flag
    1. Suggests nerve or Tendon Injury

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