Sensory Dynamic Orthosis - SDO® Original Gauntlet
SDO® Original is a made-to-measure Lycra® garment (Class 1) medical device. The SDO® Gauntlet can be used to resist or assist wrist extension whilst stabilising the thumb in functional extension and abduction. The SDO® Gauntlet helps to manage increased tone or where there is poor stability due to hypermobility. SDO® Original garments can also include the digits (see SDO® Glove) where MCP extension is required. This garments can be either below elbow or above elbow. The SDO® Original Gauntlet is a completely bespoke garment, therefore reinforcement panels can be added to assist extension of the wrist as well as extension and abduction of the thumb. Choosing and selecting from our complete range of reinforcement panels, combined with the garment option and chosen theme, the the desired result is achieved.
The anticipated response may include:
- Thumb extension and abduction
- Wrist extension
- Elbow extension (with full arm sleeve)
- Forearm supination
- Improved muscle tone
- Improved proprioception
All images shown are for illustration purposes only, the actual product will vary depending on patient requirements and combination of theme and reinforcement panels.
SDO® Original Themes
SDO® Theme Swatch Booklet
We have created 24 coloured themes, each of which can be applied to any of our made-to-measure SDO® garments. Use this theme booklet to simplify the process for patient selection and order completion. Click on the image below to viw the full SDO® Theme Swatch Booklet pdf file (22MB).
SDO® Original Plain Garments
If you prefer a plain coloured garment, choose from the following five polycotton/powernet combinations:
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