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Oval-8 Finger Splint

Oval-8 Finger Splint
 Oval-8 Finger SplintOval-8 Finger Splint 
  (16 Reviews)
  • Finger split for correcting mallet, boutonniere and swan neck deformities
  • Designed to stabilise and immobilise your small finger joint
  • Plastic multi-purpose finger splint that can be used either way up
  • Wide, flat band offers comfortable pressure distribution and control
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Oval-8 Finger Splint

After injury to the finger, the small joints of the digit have a tendency to become slightly deformed, so it's important to provide the right support to correct any irregularity that may lead to further issues. The Oval-8 Finger Splint is a plastic multi-purpose finger splint that can be used either way up, providing adjustable support with stabilisation and immobilisation.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Finger Splint

How Does the Oval-8 Finger Splint Work?

The Oval-8 Finger Splint has been designed to stabilise and immobilise the small joint of your finger following an injury or deformity.  This facilitates quick and effective treatment of a range of conditions, preventing your finger from bending uncomfortably while the injury heals. Each Oval-8 Finger Splint features three points of pressure, which work to support unstable joints and protect healing injuries. 

Oval-8 Finger Splint For Stabilisation

Who Can Use the Oval-8 Finger Splint?

Available in a range of sizes (please see below for sizing information), the Oval-8 is ideal for virtually anybody looking to support a finger joint deformity or injury. Suitable conditions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Boutonniere Deformities
  • Crooked Finger
  • Fractures
  • Hypermobility (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome)
  • Lateral Deviation
  • Mallet Finger
  • Swan Neck
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Thumb

Please note that the Oval-8 Finger Splint is not suitable for children under the age of four due to choking hazards.

Is the Oval-8 Available In A Choice of Sizes?

Yes, the Oval-8 is available in a selection of sizes to ensure the best fit. Please click here to see the sizing information and a guide to measuring your finger to find the best size for you.

On Which Joints Can I Wear the Oval-8 Splint?

The Oval-8 finger splint is suitable for both the middle joint and the top joint of your finger (nearest the fingertip). This guide to How To Wear Your Oval-8 Splint provides a visual guide to ways in which the Oval-8 can be worn on different joints.

The Oval-8 Finger Splint Can Be Worn On Different Joints

How Do I Wear the Oval-8 Splint?

Quick and easy to use, the Oval-8 Splint can be inserted onto the finger and positioned over the joint that requires support. Please see the article about How to Wear Your Oval-8 Splint for a visual guide to wearing the Oval-8 for specific conditions. The PDF below also provides visual instructions for wearing your Oval-8 Finger Splint for specific conditions.

Oval-8 Finger Splint Instructions
Oval-8 Finger Splint User Instructions

Sizing Information for the Oval-8 Finger Support

The Oval-8 Finger Splint is available in a choice of ring sizes (based on US ring size numbers) from 2 through to 15. Please use the conversion table below to select your required size and choose the corresponding US size number from the drop down menu above. The article How To Measure Your Finger for the Oval-8 Finger Splint may also help.

To measure your finger, you could use a jeweller's sizing device, or alternatively use a piece of string to mark out a millimetre measurement of the circumference of the joint. The measurement must be of the joint you wish to use the splint on.

Ring Size Circumference of Joint (cm) Circumference of Joint (Inches)
Size 2 4.3cm 1.75"
Size 3 4.5cm 1.81"
Size 4 4.95cm 1.94"
Size 5 5.27cm 2.17"
Size 6 5.7cm 2.19"
Size 7 5.86cm 2.31"
Size 8 6.14cm 2.43"
Size 9 6.35cm 2.5"
Size 10 6.82cm 2.69"
Size 11 7.09cm 2.81"
Size 12 7.4cm 2.94"
Size 13 7.65cm 3"
Size 14 8.09cm 3.19"
Size 15 8.2cm 3.25"

Sizing Directions for the Oval-8

Oval-8 Finger Splint Measurements

Oval-8 Finger Splint Measurements

Oval-8 Finger Splint Measurements

Can I Wear the Oval-8 Splint All Day and Night?

Yes! The Oval-8 Finger Splint has been designed for wearing both during the day and at night. This makes it an ideal solution for long-term finger conditions.

Can I Wear Two Oval-8 Splints on One Joint?

Two Oval-8 Finger Splints can be worn on one finger joint where your condition would benefit from this support. For example, a minor non-displaced fracture can be stabilised using two splints. Interlocking a larger splint with a smaller splint helps to immobilise a joint and prevent unwanted movement. 

Using Two Oval-8 Finger Splints

Can I Use Padding with the Oval-8 Finger Splint?

If you find that your Oval-8 Finger Splint is uncomfortable or a little too loose, padding it out can help to improve this. We recommend using a gel tube or similar for comfortable padding and improved fit.

You may also find that turning your Oval-8 around can improve its fit. As the band section of the splint is angled, it can be worn for either a loose or tighter fit. The end of the Oval-8 with the + (plus) symbol is slightly larger and will create a looser fit when put on the finger first. 

Can I Get the Oval-8 Finger Splint Wet?

The Oval-8 Finger Splint is fully waterproof, meaning it can be worn in water when washing hands. It is also suitable for wearing while showering and swimming, ensuring you can continue to benefit from the splint throughout the day.

How Hygienic Is the Oval-8 Finger Splint?

The open-air design of the Oval-8 makes it incredibly hygienic to wear as it helps to keep the skin clean and dry. There is also no fabric to harbour germs, and the Oval-8 splint can be hand washed or disinfected with diluted bleach or alcohol.

Oval-8 Finger Splint for Arthritis

What Is the Oval-8 Made From?

The Oval-8 Finger Splint is made from polypropylene plastic for good hygiene and comfort. It is also latex free, making it ideal if you're allergic to latex or find using latex-based products to be uncomfortable.

Delivery Information

The Oval-8 Finger Splint is usually dispatched via Royal Mail and delivery should be within 1 to 3 working days.

Customer Reviews
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Oval 8 for Trigger Thumb
Tuesday, 31 August 2021  |  Andrea

What a simple and ingenious bit of kit! I've been struggling with a full thumb brace at work which made handling paperwork a real trial. The Oval 8 is comfortable and inconspicuous - doesn't stick out like a sore thumb!

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Oval 8 finger splint
Sunday, 8 August 2021  |  Diane

I haven't had the oval 8 very long, but so far, so good. I can crochet while wearing it and find that it helps my finger pain. It was easy to order and arrived promptly.

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Thumb splint
Saturday, 24 July 2021  |  Helen


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For trigger finger
Monday, 19 July 2021  |  Consuelo

I have used these Oval-8 Splints for my trigger finger for many years and avoided operations in 3 fingers. They are fantastic!!!!!!

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Oval-* Finger Splint
Friday, 21 May 2021  |  Michelle

I have brought two of these and they have helped my mallet finger mend quickly and helped me to get some sleep.

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Supply of Oval8 finger slpint
Friday, 9 April 2021  |  Mark

Great service. Delivered the next day
Product does its job well and offers support to Mallet finger

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Oval-8 Finger Splint
Saturday, 3 April 2021  |  Po-Lin

Very impressed with the delivery, it arrived the next day.

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Excellent product
Thursday, 1 April 2021  |  Alison

I have developed trigger thumb due to knitting every waking hour during lockdown year which is painful. This splint has relieved so much of the involuntary movement and stabilised the joint whilst it recovers. Only downside is that it is a little too hard and rubs but not so much that I canít wear it. Will have to get some silicone maybe. Excellent product.

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1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

Oval 8 splint
Sunday, 7 March 2021  |  Jennifer

Simple design which works perfectly for my trigger thumb. Easy & comfortable to wear. Quick delivery,

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Oval-8 finger splint
Sunday, 28 February 2021  |  Jill

I have had splints for quite a few years for a thumb/wrist injury & find them excellent the only trouble is I do lose one from time to time.

I was so pleased to find them at I ordered some and they arrived in 48 hours. Thank you, I shall be back when my stock depletes again.

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