EWHdO, elbow flexion/extension orthosis, dynamic, not powered, prefabricated

Description

Orthosis designed to guide the elbow joint motion. Includes external bilateral or lateral joints that can restrict flexion or extension of the elbow. The hand, wrist and forearm are kept in functional position, allowing unrestricted finger motion. Is composed of forearm and humeral thermoplastic shells connected to each other with Velcro straps and through mechanical elbow joints. Includes a partial hand support. Has no flexion or extension powering.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060619120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to limit range of joint(s) motion
060619240000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to compensate for weak muscle activity

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* fracture below the elbow
* postoperative condition
* injuries of elbow ligaments
* trauma
* congenital deformities

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7101 - Impairment in mobility of several joints
2d445 - Limitation in hand and arm use

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to align the forearm and hand in a functional position and to control flexion and extension of the elbow, to enable daily activities and to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7101 - To support, protect or train mobility of several joints
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use

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