SEWHdO, complete arm support without terminal device, body powered, prefabricated


Modular orthosis composed by a scapular pad connected to a pelvic band to carry the weight of the arm. Metal components together with an elbow joint offer rigid guidance to the arm. The hand rests in a grasp position in the distal part of the orthosis. The orthosis is connected to the arm at the wrist, the upper arm and the forearm. Custom fitted over a model of the patient.
The orthosis compensates for weak muscle activity.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

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 injury

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to support the arm and protect against scapula-humerus subluxation, with elbow motion and locking, enabling execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d440 - To support or train fine hand use
2d445 - To support or train hand and arm use

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