WHdFiO, wrist stabilisation orthosis, fingers in extension, static, prefabricated

Description

Orthosis composed by one or two lined thermoplastic or moulded metal pieces normally applied dorsally with outriggers that surround the forearm. The pieces are locked with webbing straps. A metal bridge connects these parts with an hand support, which includes a dorsal extension where dynamic slings pull the fingers in extension. The wrist joint can be fixed in abduction/adduction or flexion/extension position. The spring pulls the wrist into extension. Prefabricated.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060613120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, wrist-hand-finger, to limit range of joint(s) motion

Usage

Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* weak wrist extensor
* weak finger extensor

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
Rigid or deformed hand or wrist.

Intended Use Text

To position the wrist and flex the fingers and prevent the wrist area from pain and to flex the joints in order to enable execution of daily activities and to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7202 - To support, protect or train mobility of carpal bones
1iu2.2 - To increase range of joint motion
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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