TLSO, stabilisation orthosis, without sternum support, prefabricated


Brace with a plastic circular jacket fixed on the pelvis and lateral bars supporting the thorax area from the frontal side. The brace limits the range of motion in most directions: anterior, posterior, lateral. The function is supporting and immobilisation of the spinal column with erection. The brace may introduce flexion in the LS region.
Different variants exist:
* as circular jacket with frontal locking
* with an apron front (Arnold, Magnuson, Steindler)
* with two fronts and lateral locking.
With or without additional lining materials for fitting and comfort.
Prefabricated moulded to a model of the patient.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060309060000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, thoraco-lumbo-sacral, to reduce deformity in alignment


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* infection or other destructive processes in the middle of the spine up to the breast
* severe osteoporosis with destruction of the vertebrae
* particular fractures like postoperative spondylodesis
* muscular diseases and muscular deficiencies

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to stabilise and immobilise the lumbar spine in normal posture and to compensate for weak muscle activity in the lumbar spine region. Enabling standing and walking in order to execute activities and to participate in society

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7151 - To support, protect or train stability of several joints
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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