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Did you, or someone you know break a pinky? That is called a Boxer’s Fracture. Most of the time this results when someone punches something harder than their little finger.
A Boxer’s fracture splint is a great treatment option for a broken 5th metacarpal (pinky). The brace can be removed or worn during showering and swimming. It can also be removed to wash and dry it. A plaster cast in the summer can get pretty funky.
The brace pictured above can be ordered in the neutral (flat) or intrinsic position (pre-bent). Click on this link to learn more: Boxer Fracture Splint .
Are you looking for a boxer’s fracture splint? Did you break your pinky punching something harder than your hand?
The TKO from Hely & Weber is a great solution if you’re looking for an alternative to a hard plaster cast. A Boxer Fracture splint is also referred to as an ulnar gutter splint. So with this product you order a right or a left depending on which hand suffered the fracture. The universal size will fit most patients. However there is an extra large size for patients with big hands.
The new version of the TKO boxer fracture splint can be ordered in the intrinsic plus position – meaning the brace is pre-bent in the practitioner preferred position for fractures of the 4th and 5th metacarpals (pinky and ring finger). So pick the hand, the size, and then if you want the brace pre-bent.
The TKO boxer fracture splint is a great alternative to a hard plaster or fiberglass cast.
A broken pinky finger is often referred to as a boxer’s fracture. That’s because this type of break usually occurs when someone punches something harder than their hands.
The TKO is a boxers fracture splint manufactured by a company called Hely & Weber. The TKO is ideal for boxer fractures because of the support it offers. The stays that protect the injured finger within this support are moldable – this makes the brace comfortable. The fact that this splint can be easily removed makes showering and activities like washing dishes much more practical.
The TKO is universal in size and fits most hands – an extra large size is available.