EO, elbow flexion/extension orthosis, mechanically powered, prefabricated

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 fitted using prefabricated components.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

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 and avoiding medial-lateral motion, to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

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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