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Balto® Splint – Carpal/Tarsal Laxity Splint
Balto® Splint – Carpal/Tarsal Laxity Splint
Balto® Splint – Carpal/Tarsal Laxity Splint

Balto® Splint – Carpal/Tarsal Laxity Splint

Regular price $80.00 Sale

The Balto® Splint is specially designed help to support the radiocarpal, carpometacarpal and tarsometatarsal joints on the front and rear paws. It is ideal for:

  • Hyperflexion or hyperextension of the carpal and tarsal (in cases of severe front leg hyperextension or hyperflexion, use Balto® Bone)
  • Minor ligament distortions
  • Sprains
  • Minor fractures of the bone

Features:

  • Tough, slightly moldable aluminium splint
  • High quality breathable fabric
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Hand washable (always remove the rigid splint before washing)
  • Available in 5 sizes, XX-Small and X-Small can be used on cats. The sizes are purely indicative and may not be applicable to some breeds. If used on the rear leg order one size down.
SIZE WEIGHT A B
XX-Small Up to 5 lbs 2" 3.5"
X-Small Up to 15 lbs 2.75" 5"
Small Up to 30 lbs 3.75" 6.25"
Medium Up to 60 lbs 4.25" 8.5"
Large 65+ lbs 5.5" 15.5"

Measurement A: Circumference of the carpus/metatarsus
Measurement B: Height of the brace

  • Allow up to two weeks for your pet to fully accept the brace
  • Wear the brace for 30 minutes a day, increasing 30 minutes each day after, for up to 12 hours
  • Consult your veterinarian for specific instructions on when to wear your brace
  • Remove the brace when your animal sleeps at night
  • Inspect your pet for signs of skin irritation. If any are present, contact your veterinarian
  • In addition to wiping the brace clean, keep skin and fur that comes into contact with the brace clean
  • Inspect your brace regularly for any damage