Trigger thumb splint: an effective thumb immobilizer
A night thumb splint for Trigger Thumb is used as a support to immobilize and hold your thumb straight. Trigger thumb brace is a conservative treatment. It helps to prevent your injury from getting even worse.
What is a Trigger Thumb?
Trigger Thumb, called also Stenosing Tenosynovitis of the thumb, is a type of Tendonitis. In other words, it is a an inflammation in the thumb tendons sheaths. People at high risk of suffering from a Trigger Thumb are those who are involved in professional activities, or hobbies requiring lot of gripping. Women, diabetic people, and people with Rheumatoid Arthritis; are also exposed to a higher risk of suffering from this thumb injury.
Frequent symptoms of Trigger Thumb are: stiffness, clicking thumb, pain. In some severe cases, the thumb stays in a bent position.