HO, hip immobilisation orthosis, bilateral, static, custom made


Bilateral hip orthosis to control and keep the hip joints in a favourable position for correct growth and to avoid damage of the hip. Used during part of growth period.
Different variations exist:
* plastic
* plastic with metal bar
* metal bar and cuffs with leather lining and straps

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061215060606 - Orthosis, lower limb, hip, bilateral, to reduce deformity, normal load
061215061206 - Orthosis, lower limb, hip, bilateral, to limit range of joint(s) motion, normal load


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* hip problems

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

To keep one hip joint in a favourable position with children during growth to stimulate healing and to ensure that in later life there are no restrictions in activities and to participate in society.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Newington type
Toronto type
Split orthosis
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Patten Bottom orthosis
Sam Brown orthosis
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