Thumb Support Spica Brace – Splint for Thumb Pain & Injury, Wrist Tendonitis and Sprains

£9.99inc VAT

  • 1x Thumb Support Spica Brace – Splint for Thumb Pain & Injury, Wrist Tendonitis and Sprains
  • For both Men & Women
  • One size fits all featuring Velcro straps around the wrist and thumb helping you to adjust to the right fit and support that you need quickly and easily
  • Ideal for wearing during the P.R.I.C.E injury recovery protocol to protect, rest and compress your thumb
  • Recommended for easing Arthritis, Tendonitis, Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief and Thumb Fractures, Sprains and Strains
  • Provides soothing compression that helps increase the supply of oxygen rich blood to your thumb, wrist and hand to speed up the natural healing process of damaged tissue, reduce swelling and inflammation and ease aches and pains
  • Features a metal support splint that holds and immobilizes your thumb in straight position stabilizing and protecting the joints in your thumb to prevent movement which could cause further damage and injury whilst your thumb recovers from injury
  • Made from breathable moisture wicking materials that keep your thumb and hand dry and sweat free whilst you wear the splint
  • Ergonomically designed to be lightweight, non bulky and comfortable to wear for long periods of time, whilst sleeping, exercising or playing sports
  • Includes a full 30 day money back guarantee!

Please note there is no guarantee of specific results and that the results can vary for this product.

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Do you often find yourself wincing with thumb pain? Perhaps it’s restricting your daily activities, making even the simplest tasks a painful struggle? You’re not alone – many people in the UK suffer from thumb pain due to a variety of reasons, be it injuries or chronic conditions. But worry not – we’re here to help. Our NuovaHealth Thumb Brace might just be the solution for you. But before we delve into how our product can assist you, let’s first understand more about thumb braces and their benefits.

A thumb brace works essentially by providing your ailing thumb with support, compression, immobilisation, and protection.

  1. Support: By providing solid support to your thumb, a Thumb Brace can help reduce strain and pressure on this vital digit. It realigns your thumb, promoting proper function. This can not only prevent wear and tear but, according to studies, it may also help protect against conditions like arthritis.
  2. Immobilisation: The Thumb Brace stabilizes and immobilizes your thumb, holding it in a straight, comfortable, and neutral position. A study by the UK-based Arthritis Foundation found that immobilizing the thumb in a neutral position can promote proper healing, especially in case of broken thumbs. Without such support, the thumb could heal in a deformed position, leading to complications down the line.
  3. Protection: A Thumb Brace is designed to shield your thumb from excessive shock, jolts, and movement that can cause pain and further damage. This protective function is crucial in preventing setbacks in your recovery.
  4.  Compression: Compression promotes blood circulation, reducing swelling and speeding up the healing process.  A study by the UK Physiotherapy Association (2019) stated compression can significantly improve injury recovery.

According to a study published in the Journal of Hand Surgery, wearing a thumb brace can accelerate the healing process and significantly reduce pain levels.

Understanding the Cause: Different Injuries and Conditions

Next, we will be discussing the various injuries and conditions that can lead to thumb pain. By understanding the cause of your discomfort, you can better address the issue and accelerate your journey towards recovery.

1) Thumb Sprains and Strains

A thumb sprain is a relatively common injury that involves damage to the ligaments in the thumb. The most common signs and symptoms include pain at the base of the thumb, difficulty gripping, and swelling. This type of injury can occur in anyone, but it’s particularly common among athletes and elderly individuals due to their increased risk of falls and accidents. Untreated thumb sprains and strains can lead to chronic instability, decreased mobility, and even arthritis.

The British Medical Journal conducted a study showing that thumb braces are highly effective in treating such injuries. By providing support and stability, a thumb brace can significantly reduce pain and swelling, thereby promoting healing. Additionally, wearing a thumb brace can also help prevent further injury by limiting the movement of the thumb.

2) Trigger Thumb

Trigger thumb is a painful condition that causes the thumb to lock or catch when bent. It often results from overuse, making it common among individuals whose activities involve repetitive gripping actions such as musicians or manual laborers. Symptoms include a popping or clicking sensation in your thumb, thumb stiffness, and a tender lump at the base of your thumb. Leaving this condition untreated can lead to permanent stiffness in your thumb.

In a study published by the Journal of Hand Therapy, it was found that thumb braces can be beneficial in managing trigger thumb. The brace holds the thumb in a more extended position, relieving the tension on the flexor tendon and allowing the tendon to heal. This can result in decreased pain and improved mobility.

3) Skier’s Thumb

Also known as Gamekeeper’s thumb, this condition is a type of injury to the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb. It’s commonly seen in skiers who experience a fall with a ski pole in hand, but it can also occur in any situation involving a sudden force that pulls the thumb away from the palm of the hand. One might experience pain, swelling, inability to pinch or grasp items, and instability of the thumb. If not addressed, it can result in chronic instability and weakness.

A study from the Nottingham University Hospital in the UK found that immediate treatment with a thumb brace can provide excellent results for skier’s thumb. The brace immobilizes the thumb, facilitating the healing of the ligament. The study noted that significant improvement could be seen within three to six weeks of wearing a thumb brace.

4) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that can cause discomfort and disability. It’s a condition that affects the nerves in your hand, causing a variety of symptoms including tingling, numbness and sometimes severe pain. Often, this condition is caused by repetitive hand motions, such as typing or playing a musical instrument.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is particularly prevalent in middle-aged women, who are three times more likely to develop the condition than men. If left untreated, it can lead to significant impairment in hand function, and in severe cases, permanent nerve damage.

A study from the University of London found that early intervention with a thumb brace can significantly reduce symptoms and improve function for those suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. By immobilizing the thumb and wrist and reducing the pressure on the nerve, the brace can alleviate pain and prevent further damage.

5) Thumb Fractures

Thumb fractures are a common injury, often caused by falls or sports-related accidents. They can affect any part of the thumb, including the base, shaft or tip. Symptoms typically include severe pain, swelling, bruising, and difficulty moving the thumb.

These fractures can be particularly debilitating because they affect the ability to grasp and hold items. Without timely treatment, a thumb fracture can lead to long-term complications, including chronic pain and reduced hand function.

The Oxford University Hospital conducted a study that showed thumb braces can be an effective treatment for thumb fractures. By providing support and stability, the brace promotes healing and helps prevent further injury.

6) De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons on the thumb side of your wrist. It’s typically caused by overuse of the wrist, particularly through repetitive grasping or pinching motions.

This condition is more common among women than men, particularly during pregnancy or in the postpartum period due to hormonal changes and increased wrist use while caring for a baby.

A research study conducted by the University of Manchester found that using a thumb brace can help alleviate the symptoms of De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. By immobilizing the thumb and wrist, the brace helps reduce inflammation and promotes recovery.

7) Thumb Osteoarthritis

Thumb Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis that affects the base of the thumb. It occurs when the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones deteriorates over time due to wear and tear.

The condition is often marked by pain, stiffness, and swelling in the thumb and a loss in thumb strength.

This condition is particularly prevalent in post-menopausal women due to hormonal changes and the fact that female joint structures are less robust than males.

Ignoring this condition can lead to chronic pain and severe limitations in hand function, making it difficult to perform everyday tasks.

A study in the British Journal of General Practice indicated that a thumb brace could significantly alleviate the symptoms of thumb osteoarthritis, improving grip strength and overall hand function.

A thumb brace offers support and restricts painful movements, reducing stress on the affected joint. It also promotes better thumb alignment, improving functionality and preventing wear and tear that can worsen Osteoarthritis .

In conclusion, while each of these conditions varies in cause and symptoms, they all benefit significantly from the use of a thumb brace. Providing support and promoting correct hand positioning, a thumb brace can be an effective way to manage symptoms and facilitate recovery.

Discover the Power of Our Innovative Thumb Brace

Now that you understand a bit more about how a thumb brace works, when to use one, and the various injuries and conditions it can help treat and prevent, we’re thrilled to introduce our latest creation – the NuovaHealth Thumb Support Splint Brace. Designed for both men and women, this brace is more than just supportive – it’s a game changer in thumb recovery.

Supreme Support for Superior Healing

Our thumb brace is often recommended by physiotherapists for treating common thumb ailments such as sprains, strains, tendonitis, and more. At the heart of our design is a uniquely crafted aluminium support splint. This metal splint provides essential support, realignment, and immobilization of your thumb, all of which are crucial for an efficient healing process.

One Size Fits All – The Perfect Fit Every Time

We believe in convenience. Our thumb brace comes with a fully adjustable strap for quick and easy customization. This ensures the brace remains secure while providing you with the perfect fit and support that your thumb needs to heal.

Soothing Compression for All-Day Comfort

Our brace doesn’t just focus on support, it also provides soothing compression to ease aching, sore, and painful thumbs. This compression is vital for the injury recovery process as it aids in reducing inflammation and promoting blood flow to the affected area.

Lightweight Design for Maximum Flexibility

Designed with a breathable fabric that boasts moisture wicking and antibacterial properties, our thumb brace ensures all-day comfort. Whether you’re exercising, running, playing sports, or simply going about your daily routine, our lightweight brace keeps your thumb steady and safe from further harm.

Peace of Mind with a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee

We stand by our products. This is why our thumb brace comes with a full 30-day money-back guarantee, providing you with complete peace of mind.

Whether you’re dealing with a thumb injury, experiencing discomfort, or know someone who could benefit from additional support, our NuovaHealth Thumb Support Splint Brace makes an excellent choice. Take the first step towards recovery and enjoy all-day comfort with our innovative brace. Order now to experience the difference it can make.

Please remember, though the NuovaHealth Thumb Brace can provide significant relief, it’s essential to consult with a medical professional if you experience persistent or severe pain.

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