The Tee Pee Thumb Protector is a thumb protector designed for use by individuals with thumb sprains and CMC (Carp metacarpal) arthritis. This brace has triple stays that encompass the thumb to provide a secure environment following injury. The malleable main, dorsal and palmar stays can all be adjusted and customized for each individual. Other features include polypropylene felt that wicks moisture away from the skin,perforated suede that improves evaporative ability, and a velstretch strap tha
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Protects thumb from being scratched by the fingernails of constantly moving athetoid fingers. Fabric thumb guard reaches from wrist to tip of thumb. Elastic in wrist section keeps guard in place. Recommended as a better alternative than bandages or guards which are tied on. Pattern sketch included, with sewing instructions. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Draves, L. TITLE: Exceptional Parent. REF:Journal: April: p 6. 1987.