Bullseye Brace vs. WristWidget

 

We've been asked to provide an objective comparison between the Bullseye Brace and the WristWidget in treating TFCC tears.  All information provided can be found on the respective websites.

 

THE BULLSEYE BRACE

Design:  Padded, counterforce strap and silicone ring that fits around the ulnar head. Buckle on the ulnar side. One strap.  Elastic.  Does not hold over 45 lbs of weight-bearing tolerance.

Colors:  Black

Sizes: 3 - difficult to determine correct sizing

Price:  $39

Warranty: 90-day warranty against material and workmanship defects, and a 30-day money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied for any reason. Return the product for a replacement or a 100% refund.

Launched: 2017

Sold:  15,000

Experience:  Jeff Stearns has 30 years of design experience with spine, wrist, ankle, and knee orthopedic bracing products.

 

 


  THE WRISTWIDGET®

Design:  Made from soft cotton and hook & loop, it has no latex or chemicals. The materials are unique and designed by Wendy Medeiros.  Two independent straps allow for micro-adjustments as the wrist size above and below the ulnar head are different and different activities require different tensioning.

Colors:  Tan, Blue, Red, and Black

Sizes: One size fits all, and fits both wrists.

Price:  $29

Warranty: 100% satisfaction guarantee. Period.  If at any time you are not satisfied, just let us know.

Launched: 2006

Sold:  Nearly 700,000 in 152 countries

Experience:  Wendy Medeiros, OTR, CHT (retired 2015)  has been treating hands as an Occupational Therapist since 1993. Wendy has created an effective protocol for treating the TFCC.  Wendy is heavily involved in research around the globe and has collected data on over 40,000 TFCC cases. Wendy's focus now is entirely manufacturing, distribution and researching the TFCC.