WHdFiO, wrist immobilisation orthosis, extension of MP joints, dynamic, prefabricated


Orthosis composed by one or two pieces of padded thermoplastic or moulded metal normally applied dorsally with wings that surround the forearm, locked with webbing straps to the arm. A metal joint connects this with a hand frame which includes an extension attached dorsally where dynamic slings pull the fingers into extension. Custom fitted.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060613160000 - Orthosis, upper limb, wrist-hand-finger, to increase joint(s) motion


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* paralysed extensor muscles
* injured extender tendons
* fracture treatment

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
Non immobilised wrist joint.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to provide extension to the MP-joints with immobilised wrist joint, to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7202 - To support, protect or train mobility of carpal bones
1iu2.2 - To increase range of joint motion
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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