KO, knee fabric support, with/without elastic sidebars, prefabricated

Description

Elastic circular canvas with or without straps. The compression provides a slight guidance to the knee joint through propriocepsis. This is giving an slight guidance to the knee motion.
(Bi)lateral elastic reinforcement bars, incorporated in the fabric support, may be added in order to provide slight flexible flexion/extension control of knee motion.
Maintains free knee flexion and extension.
Prefabricated.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209030303 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to prevent deformity, without patella correction, low load

Usage

Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* slight knee joint deficiencies
* pre and postoperative support
* paresis of the quadriceps
* ruptures of the inner or outer ligaments
* prevention of deformity

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Supposed to provide stability through compression, to enable standing and walking in order to execute activities and to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b260 - To support or train proprioceptive functioning
1iu7 - To provide effects like warmth, postural feedback
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Kniebandagen (Germany)
Kniebandagen mit flexiblen Staben (Germany)

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