EWHdO, elbow flexion/extension orthosis, mechanically powered, custom made

Description

Orthosis to reject elbow, wrist and hand motion at the same time in order to compensate and control elbow flexion and extension. Composed of two thermoplastic shells connected with external elbow joints or side bar system with Velcro, including metal or elastic spring systems offering extension or flexion of the elbow joint. Includes casting and cast preparation.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060619240000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to compensate for weak muscle activity

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* lesions not completely recovered
* injuries of the elbow or forearm
* difficulties in flexing the elbow.

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to control the elbow in flexion and to keep the hand in a functional position, to enable execution of daily activities and to participate in society.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7101 - To support, protect or train mobility of several joints
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use

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