KO, knee fabric support, with/without elastic sidebars, patella correction, custom made

Description

Elastic circular canvas with or without straps. The compression provides slight joint stabilisation through propriocepsis. A pool-strap or another element supports or (re)aligns the patella.
(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.
Custom fabricated.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209030603 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to prevent deformity, with patella correction, low load

Usage

Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* specific patella femoral problems
* slight joint deficiencies
* paresis of the quadriceps
* ruptures of the inner or outer ligaments
* tendons of the hamstring muscles
* prevention
* gonarthrosis
* arthritides

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Supposed to provide stability through compression and patella alignment, to enable standing and walking in order to execute 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

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

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