A Skier's Thumb brace is an efficient tool to support and heal your thumb, so you can come back on your skis again! Pick a skiers thumb splint, that is adapted to your thumb sprain severity grade.
What is a Skiers Thumb?
Skier's Thumb injury is a thumb sprain at the base of your thumb. It happens when a ligament is torn by Ski, other sport or daily activity. Skiers Thumb accounts to about 10% of skiing accidents. However, this type of sprained thumb is not exclusive only to ski, it can occur in other situations, where a thumb is twisted.
Skier's thumb common symptoms are: pain at the base of your thumb, swelling, weakness when you grab things.
Like every thumb sprain, treatment depends if your thumb sprain is mild or severe. Generally, you should stabilize your thumb with a skier's thumb brace, stop skiing or doing other activity involving the thumb, apply ice on swollen area. If your ligament tear is severe, seek your Doctor's advice.