KO, knee fabric support, with joints, patella correction, prefabricated

Description

Elastic circular canvas with or without straps, covering the lower limb above and below the knee, including integrated bilateral sidebars with joints. Designed to stabilise the knee joint through compression, to prevent the knee joint for abnormal deformity and control knee extension/flexion. Provides moderate flexible guidance of knee motion.
A special ring (donut) or a pool-strap fixate or (re)align the patella. Provides moderate flexible guidance of knee flexion/extension.
Maintains free knee flexion and extension.
Prefabricated.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209030606 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to prevent deformity, with patella correction, normal load

Usage

Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* slight arthrosis
* patella subluxation..

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Major instabilities of the knee and/or patella joint

Intended Use Text

Supposed to provide stability to the knee joint and patella through compression and slight motion control of the knee joint, to enable standing and walking, to execute daily activities and to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b260 - To support or train proprioceptive functioning
1iu7 - To provide effects like warmth, postural feedback
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Patella supporting orthosis
Kniebandage mit flexiblen Staben + Patellaring (Germany)

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