BO, lying orthosis, static, custom made


Orthosis in the form of a mattress in one piece for an individual user for fitting the complete body in a lying posture. It is used for patients who can not lie unaided, to provide stability and/or correction in lying position. Custom made. Includes cast and cast preparation or a similar technology.

May be used as isolated device, sometime also on a wheelchair or connected to a mobility device. Several adjustments can be integrated, like: head supports, sternal support, chin support, pads for extra spine support, abduction block, leg support, ankle/foot support, footrest, arm support, etc.

Can be flexible, with or without inner pad for extra support and comfort.
Different materials are used, like:
* foam blocks with different stiffness cut to the size of the patient with changeable parts
* locally fluid cells in a hard structure
* other materials.

Different covers are used, like:
* cloth
* neoprene
* leather and plastic
* other materials or combinations of these materials.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

069103000000 - Orthosis, body orthosis, lying



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* sitting is not possible; not able to keep the vertical column vertically and stretched
* deformities fixed or not and spasm with a neurologic or muscular origin

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b1342 - Impairment of maintenance of sleep
2d4150 - Limitation in maintaining a lying position

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

To enable long time lying in stable position to avoid pain eventually combined with correction of posture and a good fitting in order to be in an optimal position to execute 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

1b1342 - To support the maintance of sleep
2d4150 - To support or train maintaining a lying position

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