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Ring Splints

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What are Silver Ring Splints?

Silver Ring Splints are a patented finger splint made from sterling silver which are custom made and sent from the USA.

 

What are they used for?

Silver Ring Splints can be used for a variety of reasons including:

  • hyperextension of small finger joints
  • lateral instability (sideways movement)
  • thumb stability
  • promoting joint extension
  • minimising and preventing further deviation of joints
  • trigger finger
  • dislocations and subluxations of the MP joints (knuckles)

What are the benefits?

  • comfortable long term splint use
  • ideal for those looking to avoid the stigma associated with typical “splints”, as they look like jewellery
  • ideal for EDS/Hypermobile patients looking for MP joint support
  • suitable for managing deformity in rheumatoid arthritis

What costs are involved?

Appointment Costs

Appointment #1 = $180 (including ordering)  // Concession = $150

Appointment #2 = $80 for fitting (30 mins)   // Concession = $60 (30 mins)

 

Splint Costs

Splints cost upwards of USD$91 (that’s for the basic hyperextension splint)

 

Shipping Costs

International Shipping = USD$16

Return Shipping from Australia if needed AU$25

Exchange Shipping = USD$16

For orders over USD $1000 = USD$65 + Australian Customs Tax  [Option to split orders]

 

 

If you want to read more about the splints & the Silver Ring Splint Company, you can visit their website www.silverringsplint.com

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What are Oval 8 Splints?

Oval 8 Splints are thermoplastic (very lightweight heat mouldable plastic) splints which are available in standard sizes only.

What are the benefits?

  • they are relatively cheap (approx $25.00 ea)
  • they are lightweight
  • they are skin coloured, so blend in with most skin tones quite well
  • locally accessible (therapist order)
  • can be altered slightly by therapist to achieve better fit

What are they used to treat?

  • Hyperextension of the small finger joints
  • Promoting joint extension (worn the opposite way)
  • Lateral instability of the small finger joints

What costs are involved?

Appointment Costs

Appointment #1: $180 (assessment, measuring & ordering)   // Concession = $150

Appointment #2: $80 for fitting (30 mins)   // Concession = $60 (30 mins)

 

Splint Costs

Splints: $25 + (or less depending on quantity)

 

Shipping Costs

To be quoted on ordering

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