CTO, cervical brace, with thoracic and head extension, correcting and/or stabilising head position, prefabricated


Rigid thermoplastic two piece cervical support with foam inner material, extending distally both anterior and posterior for correcting head position with an additional support to the head, resting on the upper part of the rib cage.
The orthosis can have a frontal fabric support. May have a head strap.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060315090000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, cervico-thoracic, to stabilize deformity in alignment
060315240000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, cervico-thoracic, to compensate for weak muscle activity


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* (asymmetric) head position as a consequence of spasms
* infection
* tumour
* neuromuscular diseases

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to correct the position of the head and to reduce load of the cervical spine enabling execution of daily activities in order to participate to society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
1iu1.3 - To stabilize deformities
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
1iu4.2 - To control the effect of muscle hyperactivity
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Torticallis brace
Schiefhalsbrace (Germany)