FiO, finger extension orthosis, PIP and DIP joints, dynamic, prefabricated (1)

Description

Orthosis composed by small metal rods which connects a number of padded areas creating a multiple point pressure system with an elastic element (spring) on one finger that guides the PIP and DIP joints into flexion. Designed to extend through rigid guidance the following joints
* proximal interphalangeal (PIP)
* distal interphalangeal (DIP).
Also available in the form of a set of rings which acts as three-point support..

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

Usage

Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

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

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Contra Indication Text

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

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to flex the PIP and DIP joint in order to stimulate rehabilitation.

Intended Use ICF Code

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