A patient who is a transcriptionist in a courtroom has been complaining of nerve pain and weakness of the thumb over the past month. Electromyography findings suggest median nerve compression at the carpal tunnel without Wallerian degeneration. The physician writes a prescription for a wrist splint for this patient and decided surgery is not indicated at present. What type of splint would be most appropriate for this patient?
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