Physical Rehabilitation

The Personal Fit

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.

Thermoplastic Products

Orficast
Orficast is a unique textile-like thermoformable taping material. It offers extreme comfort for your patients and is very easy to use. This knitted hybrid fabric is ideal for all applications of finger and/or thumb orthoses and supportive bandage wraps.
Orficast More (NEW PRODUCT)
Orficast More is a unique textile-like thermoformable taping material. It offers extreme comfort for your patients and is very easy to use. This knitted hybrid fabric is ideal for all applications of finger and/or thumb orthoses and supportive bandage wraps.
Orfit Classic
Orfit Classic has excellent elastic and adhesive qualities. It is ideal for all splint 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
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.
Aquafit NS
Aquafit NS has a smooth white surface and is an excellent choice for orthoses both large and small. When the coating is removed, all attachments can be adhered by using dry heat.
Orfilight (NS)
Orfilight products are unique lightweight splinting materials with or without a non-stick (NS) coating. They are specifically designed to be lighter and more comfortable on your patient.

Accessories

The Splinting Guide
Static hand splints and dynamic hand splints, compiled by Paul Van Lede OT, MS. The content of The Splinting Guide…
Gingher Shears
Voted best scissors in the world by the majority of the therapists.
Orfitube adjuster kit
Contains: 10 tubes of 330 mm (13″) long. 3 different types of elastic thread with different degrees of elastic strength (on…
Orfit Dry Heating Device
Orfit Dry Heater
Orfit Dry Heating Device to activate thermoplastic splint material. Characteristics Mobile and small device. Compatible with different electrical grids. Safe…
Thermoplastic / Soft Velvet Edging Strip
Art. no: 360201N.ST1 (Thermoplastic Edging Strip) Art. no: 35116 (Soft Velvet Edging Strip Black) Sizes : 1 mm x 20 mm…
Double-sided velvet loop tape
Length: 25 m – 98 2/5″…
Product Information & Education

Visit our Product Information & Education page for instructional videos, upcoming splinting workshops, guides for the fabrication of static and dynamic splints and frequently asked questions.

Blog

Orthotic Options for Stiff and Limited Wrist Motion

The ‘Dinosaur Orthosis’: An Orthosis for Static Progressive or Dynamic Wrist Flexion and Extension. Recently the Practice Forum of The Journal of Hand Therapy featured the orthotic design, the “Dinosaur” orthosis. This is a static progressive or dynamic orthosis for patients with limitations in wrist flexion or extension.
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Orficast More, Our Newest Innovative Material

Designed to make your orthotic fabrications easier

Orficast More is the newest addition to our line of innovative and creative thermoplastic materials, all designed to make your task of orthotic fabrication easier. We created a thicker version of our knitted hybrid material, Orficast, with extra thermoplastic fibres that offer increased rigidity and a longer working time. The…
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Using Orfit Thermoplastics to Manage Extensor Tendon Post-Operative Protocols

By Debby Schwartz, OTD, OTR/L, CHT - Physical Rehabilitation Product and Educational Specialist

A recent systematic review by Wong et al, in the Journal of Hand Therapy, examined the best orthosis and protocol for the management of post-operative extensor tendons in Zones IV- VIII. (Wong, A. L., Wilson, M., Girnary, S., Nojoomi, M., Acharya, S., & Paul, S. M. (2017). The optimal orthosis…
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Calendar

Conference

4th European Symposium on Pediatric Hand Surgery & Rehabilitation

Paris, France
Conference

EuroHand (FESSH) 2017

Budapest, Hungary
Workshop

Orthoses for Mobilization

Houston, TX