Why custom Hand, Elbow and Shoulder Splints (Orthoses)? What is a Custom Molded Splint? It is a hand-made brace which is usually made from a thermoplastic material and requires the skill of a therapist to measure, trace, and adjust in order to accurately fit their patient’s hand. Custom splinting is used to either immobilize or mobilize structures to promote healing or function. How is a Custom Molded Splint made? While the procedure itself is fairly straightforward, the making of the…