If you're a rehabilitation therapist, part of your business includes fitting your patients with orthopedic and physical therapy splints. You can buy state of the art splint products made out of Polyflex, Polyform, Aquaplast and Orthoplast materials, each serving a different purpose for your patients.
In addition to splinting materials, you need physical therapy splint supplies, such as precision shears, rivet guy, casting tape, pop rivets, speedy rivets, hairdriers, bandage scissors and needle nose pliers. Often, you can find these supplies from the same supplier you use for your orthopedic and physical therapy splints.
As you look for splints, you should:
- Determine what physical therapy splints and orthopedic splints your clients need.
- Locate a physical therapy splint manufacturer and physical therapy splint distributor that can also supply accessories.
- Buy speciality splints to be prepared for your clients' needs.
Buy orthopedic and physical therapy splints for a wide range of usesFind a company that carries a wide variety of physical therapy splints and accessories so you can take care of all your patent's needs. Research the companies thoroughly, compare prices, ask questions and find someone who will provide you with excellent customer service.
Find the right orthopedic splintOrthopedic splint suppliers have a variety of splints for you to choose from. Some orthopedic splint suppliers may offer specialty splints. Decide of you want to buy splints from a general supplier or from one who offers a specialized product, such as an orthopedic wrist splint.
Get accessories and specialty splints for physical therapyYou can find specialty splints for physical therapy, as well as accessories for splinting. These splints are usually adjustable to the injured joint and can be special ordered to fit your patient's size.
- Ask physicians, occupational therapists and physical therapists in your area who they would recommend for orthopedic splint suppliers. Talking to others in the field can give you an unbiased view of the suppliers.