Orthotic fabrication materials from Orfit offer the highest possible performance to both therapists and patients in physical rehabilitation.
Our wide product range consists of engineered thermoplastics that will help you solving your most challenging splinting requirements. Through workshops and inservices, our experts provide lots of tips and tricks to make your orthotic fabrications functional and successful.
All of our thermoplastic materials are developed and produced in-house to make sure that they are perfectly suited to their purpose and your needs.
Orfit Classic has excellent elastic and adhesive qualities. It is ideal for all orthosis types and has unlimited potential for fabrication of very large to very small orthoses. It is excellent as a base for different dynamic splint components.
Orfit NS has unlimited potential for fabrication of very small to very large orthoses. It is an excellent base for attachments. The non-stick coating eliminates accidental adhesions but allows for temporary bonding while the product is warm.
Fabricating Resting Hand Orthoses using the Volar Design
The resting hand orthosis, an orthosis that immobilizes the wrist, fingers, and thumb, is an important intervention for patients with many clinical conditions, including stroke, arthritis, burns, and others. It provides protection and a safe position for healing. This orthosis is often one of the first orthoses taught to novice…
Advice on orthoses and other strategies to reduce symptoms of peripheral neuropathies
A recently published systematic review in the Journal of Hand Therapy highlights other strategies to reduce and avoid symptoms of peripheral neuropathies in cyclists. Let's unpack their findings and look at a helpful orthotic fabrication idea for cyclists.