WHdFiO, wrist immobilisation orthosis, MP joints in flexion, static, prefabricated

Description

Orthosis composed by one or two pieces of padded thermoplastic or moulded metal normally applied dorsally with outriggers that surround the forearm, locked with webbing straps to the arm. A connection with a hand frame which includes an extension attached ventrally where dynamic slings pull the fingers into flexion. Custom fitted.

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:
* paralysed flexor muscles
* injured flexor tendons.

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
Non immobilised wrist.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to provide flexion to the MP-joints with immobilised wrist joint, to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

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

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