• Aluminum foam splint
  • Medical tape
  • Gauze (optional)


Prepare splint

  • Measure from mid-middle phalanx on radial aspect, over the fingertip and to ulnar aspect of affected digit.
  • Trim splint to appropriate length

Apply splint

  • Place aluminum side against volar surface of finger, bend over the fingertip and mold to dorsal surface.

Secure splint

  • Wrap with medical tape or self-adherent wrap, ensuring snug but not tight fit.