FiO, finger immobilisation orthosis, PIP joint, prefabricated

Description

Orthosis composed by a moulded metal part with lateral wings and foam padding over the palmar area of the proximal and middle phalanx. Designed to immobilise the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP) through rigid fixation.
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

060603120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, finger, to limit range of joint(s) motion

Usage

Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* injuries of finger bone, muscles or tendons
* impairments of joint structures

User Characteristics ICF Code

2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to immobilise the PIP joints in order to stimulate rehabilitation.

Intended Use ICF Code

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

Related Terms

Maikaferschiene (Germany)

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