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Bend / Dynamic Traction Splint


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

The strategic cuts along the splint create 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 remove the negative social stigma towards current medical splint, which encourages the consistency of use, thus ensuring the effectiveness of the treatment.


National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore
Singapore, Singapore