TLHKAFO, Swivel walker, balancing, prefabricated

Description

Dynamic orthotic device to assist in standing and moving forward by changing the centre of gravity. Stabilisation of the knee and ankle joints, always bilateral. Normal use at children in growth.
Built from ready-made kits including a thoracic support e.g. a thoracic belt

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

Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* spinal cord injury
* brain damage
* diagnosis like MMC, MC and CP
for children during growth.

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Enabling standing and moving forward by changing the centre of gravity with locked hip joints, 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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