Solutions For Immobilization
Immobilization is a Leader in Casting and Splinting
3M Immobilization has continued to drive innovative products for over 25 years, starting with the slippery resin casting technology to the latest of wetable cast padding accessories. In addition:
3M offers a broad range of product solutions.
3M has focused on innovative Immobilization products and has continually delivered through our clinically trained professional sales force, innovative solutions that improve the quality of care provided by the healthcare professional. Many of our products and our people have helped define best practices. For example, Orthopedic Surgeons trust 3M™ Scotchcast™ Plus Casting Tapes to conform well to contours, improving cast fit and appearance, while also being durable, strong, light weight, water resistant, and hard wearing. In addition, they have a finish that prevents skin scratching or snagging of clothes.
Industry - leading educational programs.
To assist the healthcare professional, 3M has developed a diverse portfolio of educational programs for both on-line and in-person staff training.
Knowledgeable technical support.
The 3M technical service staff is available to assist the immobilization customer with specific product needs, applications, selection and problem solving.
A world-class product development organization.
A recognized global leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets, applying its more than 40 distinct technology platforms - often in combination- to a wide array of customer needs.
A commitment to the greater good.
Through the years, 3M has been a steady contributor to industry associations, assisting them in providing educational resources to their membership in order to elevate their practice.
3M offers a complete line of casting accessories, including cast shoes, synthetic cast padding, synthetic stockinet, reinforcing strips, and splint scissors. Included in this category is 3M’s latest innovative product, 3M Scotchcast™ Wet or Dry Cast Padding. The Scotchcast Wet or Dry Cast Padding is a hypoallergenic, synthetic cast padding that allows patients to get their cast wet, when following the instructions for use. 3M also offers both synthetic cast padding and stockinet in a variety of sizes for use in all standard casting applications.
Scotchcast Wet or Dry Cast Padding
Cast Padding and Stockinet
Casting and Splinting Accessories
3M is proud to be able to deliver dedicated Casting and Splinting Workshops. Hands-on training workshops facilitated by 3M technical staff or approved workshop facilitators is available now. These workshops help our customers learn the latest techniques not only from the facilitator but from their peers as well. Find out more about when and where a workshop may be scheduled near you.
In addition to the Immobilization Workshop process, 3M feels education of new casting techs is a vital ingredient to furthering their careers. Given that, we are proud to provide a detailed on-line Casting and Splinting training link. The link goes into detail on the fundamentals of casting and splinting as well as Softcast applications.