TEEN/ADULT SINGLE BRACE (XL)

$109.00$209.00

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Teen Adult XL (Single)
RM-61-BBTXL01
Teen Adult XL (Pair)
RM-61-BBTXL02
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Product Description: The Bamboo Brace is a dynamic elbow splint for children and adults with special needs that assists them by aligning the elbow at more favorable angles in order to learn and re-learn gross and fine motor skills. The Bamboo Brace is sold with 5 flexible and interchangeable support stays of varying resistance and The Bamboo Brace Teen XL / Adult Single Brace fits larger teens as young as 13-15 years through adulthood.

As a rehabilitation tool for physical and occupational therapy, The Bamboo Brace Teen XL/Adult Single Brace is excellent for both cases of spasticity (i.e. hemiplegia cerebral palsy, stroke) and weakness (i.e. brachial plexus injury BPI, low muscle tone). In both situations, the dynamic re-alignment of the elbow assists children and adults in gaining strength and control of key joints and musculature that are critical to the development of gross and fine motor skills. If your child is a participant in Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (CIMT) and Bimanual Training (BT) The Bamboo Brace is also an outstanding adjunct to both therapeutic approaches when used on the involved side.

If you are looking for flexible yet effective deterrent for teens and adults who are bringing their hands to mouth in unwanted fashion for situations such as Rett syndrome, autism, and Sensory Processing Disorder consider The Bamboo Brace Teen (XL)/ Adult Pair.

Specifications: 10.5” long x 15” wide (wrap-around) x 0.11” thick (3.0 mm). Requires 6-7” of space above the elbow to the underarm and 6-7” of space below the elbow to the wrist.

Quick Reference Guide For Sizing The Bamboo Brace

The Bamboo Brace is available in 5 sizes and is designed to cover the area from the bend of the elbow joint to about halfway to the underarm (axilla) and about halfway to the wrist.

Brace Size Infant/Toddler (XS) Preschool (S) Early Grade School (M) Adolescent (L) Teen (XL) / Adult
Approx. Age Range 2-3 months. to about 18 months 18-20 months to about 3.0 yrs. 3.5 years to about   8-9 years 9-10 years to about 15-18 years 13-15 yrs. through adulthood
Maximum arm circumference 7.5” 7.5” 9.75” 11.5” 14.5”
Space needed above elbow before underarm 2” 3” 4” 5” 6-7”
Space needed below the elbow above the wrist 2” 3” 4” 5 6-7″

Detailed Guide For Sizing The Bamboo Brace

The Bamboo Brace – Infant/Toddler (XS)
Age Range: 2-3 months – about 18-20 months
Specs: 4.0″ long x 8.0″ in girth (wrap-around) x 1.5mm thick
Recommendations: The child should have 2″ of space above the elbow before the underarm and below the elbow before the wrist. To ensure a secure fit and performance, we recommend 3/4″ as the minimum amount of overlap on the wrap-around portion.
Notes: In infants to young toddlers with lower muscle tone/weakness (i.e. Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome) the
Infant/Toddler (XS)brace can be worn in children as old as 2 years. However, if your child has significant spasticity (i.e. cerebral palsy) and is on the older end of the suggested age range, consider purchasing a Preschool (S) brace.
The Bamboo Brace – Preschool (S)
Age Range: 18-20 months – about 3.0 years
Specs: 5.5” long x 8.0” in girth (wrap-around) x 1.5mm thick
Recommendations:

The child should have 3″ of space above the elbow before the underarm and below the elbow before the wrist. To ensure a secure fit and performance, we recommend 3/4″ as the minimum amount of overlap on the wrap-around portion.

Notes:

The Preschool (S) size is very effective on a wide-range of children. It is a sound selection if your child is growing out of toddlerhood and is of average size for their age. As noted previously, we highly recommend you avoid bracing the entire length of the arm if possible (underarm to wrist). Consider purchasing the Early Gradeschool (M) size for children approaching 4 years in cases of spasticity (i.e. cerebral palsy) or in children who have a very strong, determined urge to interact with the head, neck and face in unwanted fashion.

The Bamboo Brace – Early Gradeschool (M)
Age Range: About 4 years – 8-9 Years
Specs: 7.25” long x 10.25” in girth (wrap-around) x 3.0mm thick
Recommendations:

The child should have 4″ of space above the elbow before the underarm and below the elbow before the wrist. To ensure a secure fit and performance, we recommend 3/4″ as the minimum amount of overlap on the wrap-around portion.

Notes:

The Early Gradeschool (M) brace is a good option for many 3-4 year-olds through 9 year olds. There are some larger 3-year-olds especially those with a significant amount of spasticity at the elbow, (such as spastic quadriplegia/spastic diplegia cerebral palsy) who will also do well with this size as long as they have at least 4” of space above and below the elbow. The Early Gradeschool (M) size is also a favorite for younger girls with Rett syndrome, as well as children with autism and other genetic diagnoses where it helps deter mouthing, hand wringing and facial interaction.

The Bamboo Brace – Adolescent (L)
Age Range: 9-10 years – about 15-18 years
Specs: 9.0” long x 12.0” in girth (wrap-around) x 3.0mm thick
Recommendations:

The child should have 5″ of space above the elbow before the underarm and below the elbow before the wrist. To ensure a secure fit and performance, we recommend 3/4″ as the minimum amount of overlap on the wrap-around portion.

Notes:
The Adolescent (L) size is designed for children in the later stages of gradeschool to those middle teen years. A full 5” above and below the elbow is recommended for this size and nearly full passive range of motion is helpful in determining its effectiveness in rehab situations as opposed to a contracture management tool.
The Bamboo Brace – Teen (XL) / Adult
Age Range: 14-15 years – adult
Specs: 10.5” long x 15.0” in girth (wrap-around) x 3.0mm thick
Recommendations:

The person should have 6-7″ of space above the elbow before the underarm and below the elbow before the wrist. To ensure a secure fit and performance, we recommend 3/4″ as the minimum amount of overlap on the wrap-around portion.

Notes:

The Teen (XL) / Adult is the newest addition to our product line and is designed for children in the middle to later teenage years to through adulthood. A full 6-7” above and below the elbow is recommended for this size and nearly full passive range of motion is helpful in determining its effectiveness in rehab situations as opposed to a contracture management tool.