KO, knee orthosis, flexion/extension control, post operative, prefabricated


Orthosis to control and restrict flexion/extension of the knee joint through a three or four point joints fixation system with adjustable joints.
Comprising one two rigid frames of plastic (thermoplastic, carbon fibre, etc.) with rigid or semi rigid fastenings, connected to each other with rigid bars and mono- or polycentric joints. The joints can be adjusted continuous or in steps to restrict the flexion and/or extension.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209030309 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to prevent deformity, without patella correction, high load
061209120600 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to limit range of joint motion, normal load


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* postoperative treatment
* posttraumatic treatment.

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Supposed to prevent the knee joint from unexpected load and motion to stimulate healing.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7100 - To support, protect or train mobility of a single joint
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d4500 - To support or train walking short distances
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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