ThiO, femur fracture orthosis, prefabricated


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

Made with metal joints/bars, and with 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.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

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

Growing fractures
Unstable and painful joints

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to stimulate healing after fracture.

Intended Use ICF Code

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

Related Terms

Lively orthosis