KO, knee orthosis, medial/lateral control, prefabricated


Knee orthosis that stabilises the knee in two directions medial/lateral.
Made of a thermoplastic, carbon fibre, or light metal as a frame with metal monocentric or polycentric joints.
Can have flexion or extension stops.
Fixed to the leg with straps.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209030306 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to prevent deformity, without patella correction, normal load



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* ruptures and moderate laxity of the medial or lateral ligaments

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Supposed to provide medial/lateral control of the knee joint, to enable standing and walking in order to execute daily activities and to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7100 - To support, protect or train mobility of a single joint
1b7150 - To support, protect or train stability of a single joint
1iu1.1 - To prevent deformities in alignment
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking

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