Snowboard Protektor Flexmeter Wristprotector Single
Flexmeter wristprotector single small wrist guards 1 dorsal protection dorsal Flexmeter, the first effective wrist protection for snowboarding and other wintersports and funsports !Flexmeter wristprotector gives protection, while allowing full mobility of your wrists. Flexmeter has been designed by physicians, engineers and trauma specialists, specifically for snowboarding. Flexmeter is a dorsal protection worn on the back of the wrist which disperses initial impact loads up the forearm by transfering the energy.
Still to many wrist fractures are caused by snowboard falls each winter season throughout the world. The fracture is almost always located on the lower extreme part of the radius, just above the wrist joint. More than 50% of teen snowboard injuries are wrist fractures. Flexmeter, with its Hytrel (by Du Pont) protection, enables the hyperextension of the wrist and absorbs compression forces. Scientific studies has shown the effectiveness of Flexmeter in reducing the risk of wrist injuries in snowboarding. Wrist fractures have been diminished by 67% in a group of snowboarders wearing Flexmeter protectors, compare to a group wearing no protection.
Flexmeter wristprotector was designed to respect the anatomical shape of the wrist; it follows its shape and outline. Flexmeter wristprotector allows normal mobility of the wrist for ease of usage, as opposed to the protection commonly used by snowboarders, that are actually designed for in-line skating. The skate-type guards are often inappropriate and dangerous because they are too short, too stiff and they don’t protect the wrists. Fractures are more severe when wearing these devices.
For skate protection have a look at our Flexmeter Plus especially designed for wintersports and extreme sports. The way snowboarders fall is well known: it can be a hard landing on the heel of the hand. The wrist than goes into hyperextension and compression, resulting in a fracture of the distal radius. With Flexmeter wristprotector Single 1 protection, the hands and fingers are precluded from being outstretched and are therefore not subject to reverse extension injury.
Flexmeter wristprotector Single not for only of use with snowboarden, also other wintersports and summersports. More and more last years the snow or ice rain came often as surprise, going on icy roads often than was a must to get to home from work or the other way around. Wearing a Flexmeter wristprotector makes you at least going the next day also.
Flexmeter Single and the correct size measure your handcircumference, keep the 4 fingers together than measure 1 time around over the hand the size in cm. Do not measure with the thumb closed to the fingers.
- Flexmeter Single size S handcircumference less than 16 cm lenght of splint 170 mm
- Flexmeter Single size M between 16 and 20 cm length of splint 210 mm
- Flexmeter Single size L more than 20 cm lenght of splint 230 mm