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Bend / Dynamic Traction Split

Bend
Bend

Bend is a non-intrusive Dynamic Traction Splint for Proximal Interphalangeal Joint fractures and dislocation.

The strategic cuts along the splint creates a spring-like behavior that generates the traction force needed and providing sufficient bending of the finger for better recovery.

It’s lifestyle-friendly aesthetics removes the negative social stigma towards current medical splint, which
encourages the consistency of use, thus ensuring the effectiveness of the treatment.

University

National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore