TLSO, hyperextension orthosis, without lateral support, prefabricated


Orthosis composed of a symphysis and sternal support connected through one central ventral bar. At the level of the waist a (plastic) bar or strap connects a lumbar support. The size of the support depends on the position and heaviness of the impairment.
Custom fitted on the basis of prefabricated components or kits.
Supports lordosis through fitting of the spine over three points. This relieves the spine from the ventral region up the lower thoracic region.
Different locking systems are available.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060309060000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, thoraco-lumbo-sacral, to reduce deformity in alignment


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* conservative postoperative therapy of particular fractures of the lumbar or lumbo-thoracic spinal region
* M. Scheuermann in lumbar spine

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

If lateral motion and/or rotation of the spine is not allowed.
Fractures of the vertebral arch.
Instable fractures.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to prevent kyphose of the lumbar and lumbo-thoracic spine through fixation, to enable execution of daily activities and to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7151 - To support, protect or train stability of several joints
1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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