LoLiO, tibia fracture orthosis, prefabricated

Description

Static orthosis to stabilise fractures or weak joints. Usually for temporary use by growing fractures, unstable or painful joints.
Is normally to be used without a shoe; the user steps on the orthosis itself.
Depending on the place of the fracture, (a part of) the foot may be immobilised in the orthosis.
Different versions exists, such as:
* plastic with rubber sole
* plastic with metal and rubber sole
* two plastic shells with fasteners

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061213060000 - Orthosis, lower limb, leg, to reduce deformity in alignment
061213300000 - Orthosis, lower limb, leg, to reduce and/or redistribute load on tissue

Usage

Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* after fractures (e.g. tibia fracture)
* weak ankle joints
* non operative fixation of fracture.

User Characteristics ICF Code

1iu5 - Tensible load on tissue or segment
2d4154 - Limitation in maintaining a standing position
2d4500 - Limitation in walking short distances
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

To stimulate healing after fracture.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
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
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Ankle fracture brace
Tibia fracture brace

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