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Splint Instructions

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The Purpose of your splint is
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When to wear your splint

Night Time
Rest Periods
Daytime
Remove the splint                               To do advised exercises
Other instructions

Wear and Care
• If you develop any areas of redness, pressure, a rash or changes in sensation Remove the splint and contact the Hand Therapy Department immediately.
• Do not leave your splint near a heat source such as radiators, electric blankets and direct sunlight.
• Do not try to alter your splint, if you feel it needs adjusting contact your therapist immediately.
• Your splint can be cleaned with lukewarm water and detergent. The water should never be hot.

If you have any concerns or problems at all regarding your splint, the Hand Therapy Unit will be happy to help.

The name of the therapist that made your splint was
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