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MTM Arm EXTENSION Gaiter – KNS08

MTM Arm EXTENSION Gaiter – KNS08

Jobskin Gaiter Extension Hearts and Flowers fabric

  • Jobskin Gaiter Extension Hearts and Flowers fabric
  • Jobskin Gaiter Extension Mint Butterflies fabric
  • Jobskin Gaiter Extension Construction fabric
  • Jobskin Gaiter Extension Rainbow Unicorns fabric
  • Arm Gaiter - Owls
  • Arm Gaiter - Camouflage
  • Arm Gaiter - Farmyard
  • Arm Gaiter - Safari
Product code: KNS08
Made to measure

• Arm or leg immobilisation
• Passive stretching
• Joint stabilisation
• Immobilisation to enable function

Overview

Jobskin® gaiters are fabric orthoses with metal inserts for strength, and are fastened around the limb with hook and loop straps. Our gaiters aim to keep the affected limb in a controlled and stabilised extension for rehabilitation and/or provide a prolonged stretch to the limb to reduce contractures; or to passively stretch and support in a different angle of flexion for contractures.

These gaiters are made-to-measure and can feature a choice of drill lining or padded Terry cloth lining.

Lining Choices

gaiter-lining-padded insert

Standard Drill lining

gaiter-lining-padded insert

Deluxe Padded Lining

Features

  • To control, stabilise, limit or immobilise an extremity joint
  • Reducing pain and discomfort by maintaining or increasing range of movement at the joint
  • Restricting the motion of a limb in a particular direction
  • Speeding up the rehabilitation process after a limb is fractured or broken and the cast removed
  • Extension gaiters for keeping the arm or leg in extension for prolonged stretch / immobilisation
  • Flexion gaiters are recommended if flexion is required due to contractures for example. (see Flexion Arm Gaiters)
  • Deluxe gaiters feature padded towelling lining for additional comfort and are recommended for prolonged use
  • Extensive pattern choice that is regularly updated

How to wear Gaiters

  1. Undo all the hook and loop fastener straps and place on a stable surface with the lining facing upwards. Ensure the top (widest) part of the gaiter is closest to you.
  2. Carefully straighten the limb for extension gaiters, and place it onto the gaiter ensuring the narrow part of the gaiter is in line with the wrist or ankle.
  3. Fold the gaiter around the limb, ensure that the 'tongue' is flattened out beneath the overlapping edge.
  4. Fasten the hook and loop fasteners securely but do not over tighten. The gaiter should be a comfortable garment to wear and not restrict circulation.

Indications

  • Flexion Contractures
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
  • Post-Injury
  • Post-Fracture
  • Post-Surgery
  • Sprains, strains or weakened joints
  • Dislocations
  • Support during the night

Fabric and colour

Fabric options

**Fabrics are subject to change depending on availability at the time of ordering**


  •  
  • Bumblebee Bumblebee
  • Camouflage Camouflage
  • Construction Construction
  • Denim Denim
  • DinosaursDinosaurs

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  • Farmyard Farmyard
  • Hearts & Flowers Hearts & Flowers
  • Mint ButterfliesMint Butterflies
  • North America North America
  • Owls Owls

  •  
  • Paisley Paisley
  • Pink Gingham Pink Gingham
  • Rainbow Unicorns Rainbow Unicorns
  • Silver Unicorns Silver Unicorns
  • Skulls Skulls

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  • Sugar SkullsSugar Skulls
  • Urban CamoUrban Camo
  • White Unicorns White Unicorns
  • Safari Safari
  • Sailor Sailor

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