EO, elbow elastic fabric support, specific pressure points, prefabricated

Description

Circular elbow orthosis composed by circular textile or elastic plastic (e.g. neoprene) with locally extra supports. The function is to provide pressure and friction at specific points to the muscles by means of extra supports and special material incorporated in the orthosis.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060615300000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow, to reduce and/or redistribute load on tissue

Usage

Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* epicondylitis
* myopathy at the elbow
* tendopathy at the elbow

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7150 - Impairment in stability of a single joint
1iu5 - Tensible load on tissue or segment
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 provide local and specific pressure, massage and compression in the elbow region to reduct the traction force over the tendon insertion of the anatomical elbow joint, enabling daily activities with arm in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7150 - To support, protect or train stability of a single joint
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue
1iu7 - To provide effects like warmth, postural feedback
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Tennis elbow orthosis

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