Wrist & Thumb Positioning System

The TheraTogs Wrist + Thumb Positioning System is the most versatile and flexible system of its kind. If you can correct wrist and thumb alignment with your hands, without force, you can use the TheraTogs Wrist + Thumb System to comfortably position your client’s day-long activities in corrected functional alignment.

Key Benefits

  • Unmatched versatility – apply exactly the pronation or supination force vectors your client needs, and change them as she/he improves.
  • Extend wrist control to a TheraTogs garment system worn for the arm, shoulder, or trunk.
  • GoldTone fabric grips, dynamically repositions, and retrains the neuromotor system – for superior outcomes compared to a hard brace or a simple compression wristlet.

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How to Purchase TheraTogs

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Caregivers:

Paying out-of-pocket? Consult with your therapist or rehab clinician to place an order with an authorized TheraTogs distributor.

Seeking reimbursement? Most payors require the order be processed via an O&P provider or DME (Durable Medical Equipment) facility. Find a Provider near you who is familiar with TheraTogs, or have your preferred Provider contact us for assistance in ordering.

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Indications & Applications:

The Wrist & Thumb system carries over your rehabilitation activities in managing these indications:

  • Flexible wrist-flexed posture, wrist or carpometacarpal joint instability
  • Soft tissue extensibility at wrist or thumb
  • Palmar arch modulation deficits (post hemiparsis, post-stroke, cerebral palsy)
  • Increased ulnar deviation at the wrist
  • Proximal limb joint control deficits

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Description

The Wrist & Thumb Positioning System is the most versatile and flexible system of its kind, designed to provide carryover of in-clinic rehabilitation activities of all kinds. Use it as a stand-alone functional alignment aide, or to influence the wrist, thumb, or elbow via extension to the PTA or Full Body System.

It is effective in supporting and maintaining the joint position gains achieved with manual correction. If you can correct wrist and thumb alignment with your hands, without force, you can use the TheraTogs Wrist & Thumb System to carry over those in-clinic corrections and comfortably position your client’s day-long activities in corrected functional alignment.

No other wrist or hand support product on the market offers the adaptability, flexibility, and patient comfort of this system.

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Research

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Product Properties

TheraTogs systems are FDA Class I medical devices intended to be issued by, and applied under the supervision of, a licensed healthcare practitioner engaged in neuromotor training. TheraTogs systems are made of GoldTone – a proprietary composite fabric with foam backing made of an aqueous-based elastomeric urethane. TogRite strapping is elastomeric strapping with an inert, silicone-based grip surface. All materials and components of TheraTogs™ orthotic garment systems are latex-free in their manufacture and packaging.

TheraTogs™, Therapy You Wear™, TogRite™ and Wunzi™ are trademarks of TheraTogs, Inc. TheraTogs systems are protected by US Patents # 8,007,457 and 8,535,256 B2, and Canadian patent #2495769. Additional US and foreign patents pending.

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