FiO, finger extension orthosis, DIP joint, dynamic, prefabricated

Description

Orthosis composed by a small metal rod which connects a number of padded areas creating a three point pressure system on one finger that guides the DIP joint into extension through an elastic element (spring).
Also available in the form of a ring, acting as three-point support.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060603150000 - Orthosis, upper limb, finger, to increase joint(s) motion

Usage

Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* injury of finger extension tendons or muscles
* impairment of the joint structure
* impairment of the bone structure

User Characteristics ICF Code

2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Fixed joints.
Ulcer in area where the orthosis fits the finger.
Excessive oedema.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to extend the DIP joint in order to stimulate rehabilitation.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu2.2 - To increase range of joint motion
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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