Care Instruments offer Mallets that are commonly used in orthopedic surgery for a variety of procedures.They are used to drive bone screws, pins, and nails into bone, among other things. Mallets can also be used to shape bone and to break up bone fragments or debris and drive chisels, punches, and gouges during the surgery. Some products such as:
Fowler Aluminum Mallets are commonly used in orthopedic surgery to help reduce soft tissue displacement when manipulating bones and joints. They are also used to reduce fracture fragments during open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) procedures.
The Kirk Mallet is a specialized surgical instrument used for correcting deformities in bones. It is typically made from stainless steel and is a single-piece mallet with a round head and a shaft that is 7-1/4 inches long. It is designed to be tapped against bones to realign them in the proper position.
The Padgett Nasal Mallet is designed for accurate percussion of the nasal cavity. The mallet is made of nylon and has a 4 oz weight, and a 7-3/8″ length. It is designed to be used to tap gently on the nasal cavity to help diagnose certain conditions. It can also be used to stimulate the nasal mucosa to help clear the airway and reduce the symptoms of sinusitis.