EWHdO, elbow-wrist 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 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.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060619030000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow-wrist-hand, to prevent deformity in alignment
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 ligament
* trauma
* congenital deformities

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7101 - Impairment in mobility of several joints

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to align the forearm in functional position, to control motion in the elbow joint, to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7101 - To support, protect or train mobility of several joints
1iu1.1 - To prevent deformities in alignment
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity

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