TLHKAFO, walking orthosis, bilateral, immobilised knee and ankle joints, independent hip joint motion, prefabricated

Description

Dynamic orthotic device to assist in standing and moving forward by moving one leg and the other in sequence. Stabilisation of the knee and ankle joints, always bilateral. Non reciprocal function.
Built from ready-made kits. Extra thoracic support with thoracic band with para-spinal and/or lateral uprights between pelvic and thoracic bands.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061219061206 - Orthosis, lower limb, thoraco-lumbo-hip-knee-ankle-foot, bilateral, to limit range of joint(s) motion, normal load
061219062406 - Orthosis, lower limb, thoraco-lumbo-hip-knee-ankle-foot, bilateral, to compensate for weak muscle activity, normal load

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* spinal cord injury

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Enabling standing and step by step walking with alternating steps per hip joint, locked knee and ankle joints and extra thoracic support. Main function therapeutic support.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d4500 - To support or train walking short distances

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