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Balto® Joint – Carpal Compression Band

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The Balto Joint carpal brace ensures maximum stability of the injured area, with a consequent reduction in swelling. Lightweight aluminum splints distribute weight evenly between the muscle groups of the carpal region to support motor function. Can be used before surgery to prevent further injury as well as post-surgery for continued healing and support.

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Sizing guide for all braces

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X-Small BTCARPALXS 9 - 17.5 lbs 2" 2.75"
Small BTCARPALS 17.5 - 55 lbs 3" 3"
Medium BTCARPALM 55 - 110 lbs 4" 4.75"
Large BTCARPALL 110 - 130 lbs 4.5" 5"
X-Large BTCARPALXL 130+ lbs 5.25" 6.25"

Measurement A: Circumference of metacarpus
Measurement B: Height of the brace

Returns & Shipping

Once the product reaches the purchaser, Balto USA reserves the right to refuse a full refund. Balto USA will accept returns or requests for refunds for any product within 30 days of receipt of product. Refunds will only be honored if during the initial fitting the product is determined to be a poor fit, function, and/or the product is affecting the health or healing of the patient. Visual inspection may be required.

The brace must be in resale condition to receive a refund. This means that the brace cannot have hair, wear, dirt, and/or no modifications can have been made to the brace. If the packaging is damaged there will be a 10% restocking fee deducted from that product's refund. After we receive the brace back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue a refund.  Balto USA does not offer refunds for refusal from your pet to wear the product. If the purchaser simply does not want to use the device for reasons other than described above, Balto USA will not issue a refund.

Balto USA will NOT cover the cost of return shipping. If you are needing to exchange your brace, a return mailing label will be provided for you once your request has been approved. To exchange a product, you will need to place your new order online. Once we receive the return or exchange back, we will evaluate its condition and then issue you a refund. Returns and exchanges must be in resale condition to receive a refund.

If for any reason delivery is confirmed by the carrier and the product cannot be found, a police report must be filed before a replacement is sent. If the product is lost by the carrier, Balto USA will file a claim and a replacement will be sent.


Promotion Return Policy: The purchase of any Balto USA product(s) using a promotional code(s) must additionally abide by the Balto USA Promotional Return Policy requirements. If a return is requested, the customer can: a) return promotional item(s) in their original, undamaged packaging with the return of their Balto USA product(s) purchase or b) return only the purchased Balto USA product(s) and have market price of the promotional item(s)* deducted from the refund of payment. In the event that the returned promotional item(s) are found used or damaged upon receiving, the market price of the promotional item(s)* will be deducted from the return of payment.


*KONG® Assorted Box - The assorted box includes 12 KONG® toys (small to large breeds) - $164.00 value.


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Full Description

The Balto® Joint comfortably stabilizes the affected area, reducing pain and swelling while the animal heals. It can also provide protection for wraps and bandages from licking or biting. By removing the rigid splints, the brace can also be used as a compression brace for acute or chronic arthritis and arthrosis.

Ideal for:

  • Carpal lesions
  • Lameness
  • Arthritis or Arthodesis
  • Lick granulomas
  • Wrap or bandage protection


  • Fully adjustable
  • Can be used before or after surgery
  • Can be used as a compression brace after splints are removed
  • Breathable fabric
  • Comfortable to wear
  • Hand washable (always remove the rigid splints before washing)
  • Available in 5 sizes

Quick Tips

  • Allow up to two weeks for your pet to fully accept the brace
  • Wear the brace for 30 minutes a day, increasing 30 minutes each day after, for up to 12 hours
  • Consult your veterinarian for specific instructions on when to wear your brace
  • Remove the brace when your animal sleeps at night
  • Inspect your pet for signs of skin irritation. If any are present, contact your veterinarian
  • In addition to wiping the brace clean, keep skin and fur that comes into contact with the brace clean
  • Inspect your brace regularly for any damage

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Used to maximize stability in the carpal area and increase blood flow. Used as an alternative to common splints and casts (used to treat fractures) for the radius, ulna, and carpus.


Consists of two aluminum (slightly adjustable) splints - medial and lateral. Consists of three aluminum (slightly adjustable) splints - medial, lateral, and posterior.


Uses Velcro for a secure fit. Uses adjustable straps for a more secure fit and greater compression.

Most Common Use

Used more to support the carpus. Used more for fractures to the radius, ulna, or carpus.

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