EWHdO, elbow flexion/extension orthosis, with pronation and supination, dynamic, mechanically powered, prefabricated

Description

Orthosis designed to provide mechanical force compensation to support elbow flexion and to enable pronation or suppination of the forearm at wrist level. Composed of padded metal or thermoplastic shells with elbow joints and mechanical spring systems for introducing a compensation force for elbow flexion. Fitted to the patient in order to enable pronation and suppination.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060619150000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to increase joint(s) motion
060619240000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to compensate for weak muscle activity
060619270000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to control effect of muscle hyper activity

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* pronation or suppination contractures
* elbow flexion restrictions due to muscle weakness
* biceps weakness

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
Fixed contractures.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to align the forearm in functional position, to allow elbow motion and pro- and suppuration, to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu2.2 - To increase range of joint motion
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use

Related Terms

Conradie Hospital suppination splint.

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