KO, knee orthosis, immobilisation knee in extension, prefabricated


Knee orthosis, with a frame overbridging the knee joint. Made from plastic or other materials after cast and cast preparation. Complete immobilisation of knee joint.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061209120600 - Orthosis, lower limb, knee, to limit range of joint motion, normal load


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* postoperative knee treatment

User Characteristics ICF Code

1iu5 - Tensible load on tissue or segment
2d4154 - Limitation in maintaining a standing position
2d450 - Limitation in walking
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Supposed as immobiliser and keeping the knee joint free from load to stimulate healing.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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