This is a meunster style ulnar fracture orthosis. Patient fractured ulna (large forearm bone). Physician order this for patient to wear after she got out of her splint. This brace is for long-term use. This brace will prevent rotation that will allow the fracture to heal without compromise.
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As of 2012, approximately 126.6 million Americans are currently living with musculoskeletal disorders. These disorders may be treated with surgery but in many cases are better cared for using orthotic services. However, orthotics such as walking boots, a prafo boot, a pressure relief shoe, and a plantar fasciitis night splint can wear out over time. […]
Orthotics are designed to help improve a person’s mobility or to prevent a musculoskeletal injury from worsening. For instance, a spinal orthosis has been known to prevent curving spines in up to 80% of the patients who wear them. Walking boots differ from spinal orthotics, but they work in a similar way. That is, they’re […]Read more
In the United States, up to 185,000 people receive an amputation procedure every year. Many of those who receive an amputation procedure may eventually decide to get prosthetic limbs for enhancing mobility. Custom prosthetics above the knee allow for those experiencing limb loss to have greater freedom of movement. However, while it can be difficult […]Read more
Many patients who suffer from foot pain believe there’s nothing that can be done to offer them relief when they walk. However, this isn’t true. In the United States, there are more than 3,000 patient care facilities that offer their patients prosthetic and orthotic services. Custom orthotics are one of the best ways to provide […]Read more
In our previous post, we answered some commonly answered questions concerning custom made orthotics and prosthetic limbs. Here we continue with our list in hopes of explaining more about orthotic services and how they can help in enhancing mobility. Q: How much does a prosthetic limb cost? A: As these accessories are entirely custom to […]Read more
Limb loss is very common in the United States, as there are approximately 1.9 million people across the nation that are living as an amputee. You may now be at the point in your life where you are considering visiting a prosthetist to find out your options for custom prosthetics, but you may have a […]Read more