SEWO, helicoidal orthosis with cable control, body powered, custom made


Orthosis composed by two or more pieces of thermoplastic material, from which one is covering the humeral in a spiral shape. With the help of an harness around the chest, an elbow joint is controlled with a cable. The elbow can be pulled into flexion where it can be locked by the joints in the desired position. The hand remains functional.
Exists also without cable control and passive elbow adjustment.
Custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060630240000 - Orthosis, upper limb, shoulder-elbow-wrist-hand, to compensate for weak muscle activity
060630300000 - Orthosis, upper limb, shoulder-elbow-wrsit-hand, to reduce and/or redistribute load



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* plexus brachialus lesion with a functional hand

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

No functional hand.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to support the arm and protects against scapula-humerus subluxation allowing positioning of a functional hand enabling execution of daily activities in order 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

1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d440 - To support or train fine hand use
2d4452 - To support or train reaching

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