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

Description

Elbow orthosis composed by a rigid frame and elbow joints with incorporated an adjustable spring mechanism. The orthosis avoids medial/lateral motion and supports flexion or extension with a mechanical force (e.g. spring or elastic component). May include stops for restricting flexion and/or extension.
Custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060615150000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow, to increase joint motion..

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* difficulty to actively flex or extend the elbow joint
* medial-lateral instability of the elbow.

User Characteristics ICF Code

2d445 - Limitation in hand and arm use

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
Anatomically fixed elbow joint.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to support flexion or extension of the elbow with mechanical power avoiding medial-lateral motion, to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.
Stabilising the medial-lateral motion in the elbow.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu2.2 - To increase range of joint motion
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use

Related Terms

Wilmer

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