EO, elbow fixation orthosis, custom made

Description

The orthosis is designed to immobilise the elbow joint in a particular functional or pain free fixed position without interference with the wrist or hand. Is composed of an anterior and a posterior section that closes with webbing straps, Velcro or a zip without joints. Made of thermoplastic or rigid foam.
May include a strap or simply shoulder harness for fixation of the orthosis.
Custom fitted.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060615120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow, to limit range of joint motion

Usage

Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* arthritis of the elbow joint
* pseudoarthrosis
* lesions
* morbus Panner

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7150 - Impairment in stability of a single joint
2d445 - Limitation in hand and arm use
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to immobilise the elbow joint and keep it in a functional position enabling execution of activities of daily life in order 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

1b7150 - To support, protect or train stability of a single joint
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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