ThiO, femur fracture orthosis, custom made


Orthosis supposed to stabilise and align fractures by containment on a temporary basis during the healing process. Also is the knee fixed by containment.
Includes adjustable knee joints where motion can be increased during the healing process.

Made with metal joints/bars and plastic containers to support the thigh and/or leg.
May also include a foot part as a sole or inner sandal with an ankle joint.
Moulded from a model of the patient, includes casting and cast preparation or moulded directly on the patient from low temperature thermoplastics..

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061217060000 - Orthosis, lower limb, thigh, to reduce deformity in alignment
061217300000 - Orthosis, lower limb, thigh, to reduce and/or redistribute load on tissue


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* fractures of the femur
* fractures of the proximal tibia

User Characteristics ICF Code

1iu5 - Tensible load on tissue or segment
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to stimulate healing after fracture.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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