Splint Guides For Doctors

  • Do you have patients with stable, undisplaced fractures?
  • Do you have patients with persistent deQuervains Tenosynovitis?
  • Do you have patients with mallet or trigger finger?
  • Do you have patients with first CMCJ Osteoarthritis?
  • Do you have patients with finger PIPJ dislocations?

Refer them to Gold Coast Hand Therapy for a same day service with the most experienced hand therapy team on the Gold Coast. We fabricate custom-made orthoses, which are light-weight, breathable and comfortable from a wide range of thermoplastic materials. Refer to our below guide for assistance.

Call us on 07 5500 5617 or send us an enquiry today

Orthosis Guide

Orthosis Name Indications For Use
Thumb Spica Orthosis


  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • First metacarpal fractures
  • First CMC OA
  • De Quervains tenosynovitis/Intersection Syndrome
  • MCPJ Fusion
Wrist Orthosis


  • Undisplaced distal radius fractures
  • Wrist extensor/flexor tenosynovitis
  • Carpal instability
  • Carpal fractures
  • Carpal ligament injuries
  • TFCC injuries
  • First CMC OA
Hand-based CMC Orthosis


  • First CMC OA
  • Gamekeepers Thumb/UCL/RCL Injuries
  • MCPJ Fusion
  • First MCPJ volar plate injuries
Ulnar Gutter Orthosis


  • 3rd, 4th and 5th Metacarpal fractures
Extensor Tendon Repair Orthosis


  • Extensor Tendon repairs
Dorsal Finger Extension Blocking Orthosis


  • Volar plate injuries
  • Finger avulsion fractures
Finger Extension Orthosis


  • Fractures or Dislocations
  • PIPJ injuries
  • Central slip injuries
Resting Orthosis


  • Hypertonicity/Stroke
  • Position of safe immobilisation – for oedema and pain control
  • Arthritis
  • PIPJ or MCPJ replacements
Dorsal Blocking Orthosis/Controlled Active Motion Orthosis


  • Flexor tendon repairs
Hand-Based Ulnar Gutter Orthosis


  • Proximal phalanx fractures
  • Metacarpal fractures
  • Digital nerve injuries