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Thomas Splint

Thomas Splint


The Thomas Splint System is an award winning, patented design that has been updated for the modern age. It provides an easy to use complete system for femoral fractures that eliminates the need for high stock levels and offers significant benefits in terms of infection control and maintenance free usage.

Each Thomas Splint is adjustable and is supplied with a complete range of hoop sizes making the splint totally universal and minimising stock holding.

Indications for Use

  • Femoral shaft fractures

Features and Benefits

  • Easy to use and apply whilst maintaining maximum patient comfort
  • Length adjustment achieved with a simple push button mechanism
  • Lower limb measurements in both centimetres and inches clearly indicated on the side arms of the splint
  • Manufactured from strong, durable stainless steel
  • Universal - fits left and right
  • Interchangeable thigh hoops, available in six sizes with disposable hoop covers
  • Splints available in two sizes - Paediatric and Adult
  • Reduces risk of cross infection due to ‘clean wash’ hoops and autoclavable splints
  • Available as a starter kit or as individual components (sold separately)

Required Measurements

  • Inside leg length (unaffected side)
  • Oblique thigh circumference (unaffected side)

Order Information

Thomas Splint Starter Pack


  • 2 x Thomas Splints (Adult or Paediatric)
  • 2 x Pearson Attachments (Adult or Paediatric)
  • 6 x Hoops and Covers from XS to XXL depending on kit ordered i.e. Adult or Paediatric

 Starter Pack  To Fit Inside Leg Length (cm)  Item No.  No Pearson Attachment
 Paediatric  45 - 65  TSSP1  TSNPP
 Adult  65 - 100  TSSP2  TSNPA

Skin Traction Kits


  • 4 x Small Slings & 4 x Medium Slings (Paediatric)
  • 4 x Medium Slings & 4 x Large Slings (Adult)
  • 6 x Hook and loops strips
  • 1 x Gamgee Knee Pad
  • 1 x Gamgee Strip
  • 2 x Crepe Bandages
  • 1 x Zinc Oxide Tape
  • 1 x 6m Traction Cord
  • 1 x Stainless Steel Windlass
  • 1 x Skin Traction Kit (adhesive or non-adhesive)

Our unique off-the-shelf Skin Traction Kits offer all of the accessories needed to fully pad the Thomas Splint and prepare the patient for skin traction

Features and Benefits
  • Kits available in both adhesive and non-adhesive versions - Paediatric and Adult
  • Single use hygienic covers, made in soft Velfoam material, which eliminates the need for ring recovering
  • Easy to apply Velfoam sling with hook and loops attachments which eliminates the need for using several items of padding and securing devices thus saving valuable departmental time

 Skin Traction Kit  Item No.
 Paediatric Adhesive  TSTK1
 Adult Adhesive  TSTK2
 Paediatric Non-Adhesive  TSTK3
 Adult Non-Adhesive  TSTK4


Thomas Splint *

 Item  To Fit Inside Leg Length (cm)  Item No.
 Paediatric  45 - 65  TS1
 Adult  65 - 100  TS2

* Pearson Attachment not included - order separately

Pearson Attachment

 Item  To Fit Inside Leg Length (cm)  Item No.
 Paediatric  45 - 65  TSP1
 Adult  65 - 100  TSP2

Thigh Hoops

 Item  Thigh circ. (cm)  Item No.
 X-Small  28 - 33  TSH1
 Small  34 - 40  TSH2
 Medium  40 - 48  TSH3
 Large  48 - 60  TSH4
 X-Large  60 - 75  TSH5
 XX-Large  75 - 90  TSH6

* Each thigh hoop includes one replacement cover

Hoop Covers

 Item  Thigh Circ. (cm)  Item No.
 X-Small - Small  28 - 40  TSHC1
 Medium - Large  40 - 60  TSHC2
 X-Large  60 - 75  TSHC3
 XX-Large  75 - 90  TSHC4


 Item  Width (cm)  Item No.
 Small (x4)  45  TSVS1
 Medium (x4)  51  TSVS2
 Large (x4)  60  TSVS3