There are so many reasons that ActivArmorTM‘s watersafe, hygienic, fully custom, and breathable orthoses are superior to the existing casting and splinting technologies. Take a look at the various discussions below to dive deep into the ActivArmorTM product and process. If you have additional questions, please use the Contact Form at the bottom, to reach out.
Jason Browder is a Physician Assistant with Alpine Orthopedics in Gunnison, Colorado. Alpine has been happily prescribing ActivArmor to everyone from young pediatric patients, to athletes, to geriatric patients. The patients love it and there are huge clinic benefits also!
Athletes love ActivArmor because they provide many benefits over traditional casts and splints for an injury, giving them more freedom, improved healing opportunities, helping them get back into the game!
ActivArmor devices are being used by physicians as a cast during the acute injury phase, and then transitioning into a removable splint for on-going support and protection, saving both the patient, and the clinic, time and money!
Athletes, from kids to pros, love the freedom and comfort of healing in an ActivArmor(TM) device. Its breathable, waterproof*, hygienic design, allows for training and staying active, while they heal. (As always, follow your physician’s advice.)
ActivArmor’s custom design gives physicians the ability to expose and/or protect skin lacerations/ulcers, incisions and post surgical hardware. Specified areas, custom to each patient, can be identified for exposure or off-set protection, for truly personalized medicine.
ActivArmor devices are custom fit to the millimeter of the patient’s body image scan for a comfortable fit and proper immobilization. But is adjustable, and can be bi-valved with spacers to accommodate future swelling.
ActivArmor’s revolutionary digital casting/splinting process takes the time consuming, custom-fitting work out of the clinic, improving patient through-put and billing opportunities throughout the healing phases.
ActivArmor spans the immobilization continuum, and is being used by physicians (like a cast) for both acute injuries like breaks and sprains, and for chronic conditions like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (as a splint).
The lack of visualization under a cast leaves physicians in the dark as to the condition of the skin and the degree of immobilization under the cast. Bone fractures must be stabilized in proper alignment for proper healing. Physicians often choose to use fiberglass or plaster casts, over splints, to [...]
ActivArmor's digital health solution advances precision medicine by bringing casting/splinting into the 21st Century. Traditional casting and splinting is imprecise and time consuming, requiring raw materials, staff time and clinic space to fit the patients. Patients must have wet fiberglass or plaster applied to their skin, or heated thermoplastic squeezed [...]
Additive manufacturing has advanced the rise of customized medicine (medicine tailored to individual patients) as more doctors and patients demand customized medical devices, drugs and surgical tools. 3D printing is blooming in the areas of implants, prosthetics, hearing aids, and surgical tools, as well as opening the door for research into projects like tissue engineering.
Quincy Medical Group’s marketing group put together this great promotional video, on ActivArmor’s (TM) awesome waterproof, breathable, and hygienic casts and splints. They did a great job of demonstrating the value to their patients and physicians.