Breathable fabrics for extended wear Two stays provede maximum support Three adjustable straps for custom fit Helps support and limit the motion of the thumb metacarpophalangeal (or mcp joint). allows for full finger movement. provides warmth to the thumb area and joint. ideal for use on soft tissue injuries, ligament strains, gatekeeper's thumb, osteoarthritis, and degenerative joint disease.
I got one of these thumb braces for my mom. She's in her late 60's, is very active, and has pain at the base of her thumb. Boy do these things work! When I say she's very active, I mean very active. She owns a horse and is out there everyday feeding it, grooming it - which involves lifting things such as hay and shovels.Of note, she only wears this splint when she's going to be doing a lot with her hands, and doesn't wear it all the time - alth..