KO, knee orthosis, immobilisation knee in slight flexion, custom made


Orthosis to stabilise the knee by immobilising it in approximately 5 degrees flexion.

Different versions exist, such as:
* a circular canvas from plastic, textile or leather in one piece covering the upper and lower leg reinforced with bilateral rigid bars without joints
* rigid framed plastic orthosis made in one sheet bridging the knee joint from upper to lower leg.

Made from a model of the patient includes casting and cast preparation.

Production Type

Custom Made

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:
* post operative treatment
* post-trauma.

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7150 - Impairment in stability of a single joint
2d4154 - Limitation in maintaining a standing position
2d450 - Limitation in walking
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Immobilise knee motion after operation and to prevent knee flexion 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

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
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Knie Immobilisierungsorthese (Germany)