Aircast A2 Best Wrist Brace for Carpal Tunnel and More

$18.54

Wrist Brace for Carpal Tunnel and More

The Aircast A2 is the best designed wrist brace for Carpal Tunnel, ligament instability, sprain or muscle strain, post-operative use, and post-removal of casting or splint. Dual removable stabilizers above and below the hand help control wrist movement while allowing full finger dexterity. Adjustable straps allow for a personalized fit while the contoured shape and cool, dry, breathable material ensures comfort.

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Aircast A2 Best Wrist Brace for Carpal Tunnel and moreThe Aircast A2 is the best designed wrist brace for Carpal Tunnel, ligament instability, sprain or muscle strain, post-operative use, and post-removal of casting or splint. Dual removable stabilizers above and below the hand help control wrist movement while allowing full finger dexterity. Adjustable straps allow for a personalized fit while the contoured shape and cool, dry, breathable material ensures comfort.

Packaging:
1/Pkg.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If you have pain, tingling, or numbness in your fingers, you might be wondering about carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s a common condition that affects people in all kinds of work, from data entry to meat packing.

It happens when there’s pressure on your median nerve. This is what gives you feeling in your thumb and all your fingers except for your pinky. When the median nerve goes through your wrist, it passes through the carpal tunnel — a narrow path that’s made of bone and ligament. If there’s swelling in your wrist, that tunnel is squeezed and it pinches your median nerve, which causes your symptoms.

For a more severe case of carpal tunnel syndrome, you may need surgery. But if you catch it early enough, simpler options like a wrist brace for carpal tunnel syndrome and pain relievers might do the trick.

Source: (webmd.com)

What is a wrist brace for carpal tunnel syndrome?

A wrist brace for carpal tunnel syndrome is a garment that is worn around the wrist to protect it during strong use or for allowing it to heal. Wrist braces are common accessories in injury rehabilitation processes affecting the wrist. They immobilize the joint and provide heat and compression to the wrist bones and ligaments.

Currently, they are made with a rigid tissue nylon fabrics or neoprene that allows limited mobility of the hand and wrist and are usually fixed with Velcro, sometimes with extensions to ensure they cover part of the hand adhering around thumb. In severe cases, they incorporate metal “spines” to better immobilize the joint.

Source: : (mdpedia.net)

When are wrist splints considered?

Many people with mild to moderate carpal tunnel syndrome wear a wrist brace for carpal tunnel syndrome at night for a few weeks. The splint holds the joint in a neutral position. The symptoms are worse at night because your hand is more likely to bend while you’re sleeping. The wrist brace for carpal tunnel splint prevents this from happening. It’s also important to move the joint normally during the day to keep it from becoming stiff and stop the muscles becoming weak. A support bandage can be used instead of a splint.

Studies suggest that wearing a wrist brace for carpal tunnel splint can improve the symptoms within a few weeks, but the effect is often only temporary. In some people splints don’t help at all, or the symptoms return after a while.

Most people get used to wearing a splint and don’t find that it keeps them from sleeping. The skin might occasionally tingle a bit or feel swollen or numb when the splint is removed in the morning.

Source: (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

How Can a Wrist Brace Help?

Most people bend their wrists when they sleep. That puts pressure on the median nerve. A brace can help because it keeps your wrist in a straight, neutral position. A 2012 study found that using a wrist brace at night did more to relieve carpal tunnel symptoms than using no treatment at all.

You may also find it helpful to wear a brace during the day, especially during activities that trigger flare-ups. Repeated motions or extra strain on your wrist can make your symptoms worse. If your job allows for it, try wearing a brace at work.

After you take it off, be sure to keep moving your wrist as you normally would. This helps keep your muscles loose and strong. Just try to avoid too much stress or force on your wrist.

Source: (webmd.com)

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Weight 0.3 lbs
Sizes

Large Left, Large Right, Medium Left, Medium Right, Small Left, Small Right