KO, knee orthosis, sagital/frontal control, custom made


Rigid support to stabilise knee motion in the frontal/sagital plane, both ACL (Anterior Ligament) and PCL (Posterior Ligament), eventually with tibia plane retention. May have knee extension/flexion stops.
Designed as a plastic or light metal frame with mono- or polycentric joints.
Fixed to the leg with straps.
Custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209030309 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to prevent deformity, without patella correction, high load



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* ruptures of the anterior or posterior ligaments
* ruptures of the hamstring muscles
* collateral ligament injuries

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Supposed to provide sagital/frontal control of the knee joint, to enable standing and walking in order to execute daily activities and 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

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

Related Terms

Kreuzband orthesis (Germany)