SEWO, shoulder abduction orthosis, external humeral rotation, underarm vertically, custom made


Orthosis designed to maintain the humeral in an abducted and externally rotated position. The orthosis consists of thermoplastic material which covers the hemithorax of the affected side, continues in a straight angle under the axillar and arm and follows in another straight angle at elbow level, reaching the distal part of the fingers on their palmar part while maintaining the wrist in a functional position.
Custom made on a model of the patient.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060630120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, shoulder-elbow-wrist-hand, to reduce joint(s) motion
060630300000 - Orthosis, upper limb, shoulder-elbow-wrsit-hand, to reduce and/or redistribute load


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* obstetric paralysed arm with children

User Characteristics ICF Code

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to position an arm in an abducted and externally rotated position to enable regeneration of muscles and ligaments after birth.
Used for children to stimulate healing.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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