TO, pigeon chest orthosis, custom made


One pad on the sticking out sternum and one pad on the back of trunk are hold together with straps and give pressure on the deformed sternum and enabling breathing.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060307240000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, thoracic, to compensate for weak muscle activity


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* carinate/chicken breast into period of growth

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b44* - Impairment in functions of the respiratory system
2d4154 - Limitation in maintaining a standing position
2d450 - Limitation in walking
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to compensate for weak muscles through support on the sternum and to prevent further deformities or breathing problems at growing ages.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b44* - To support or train functions of the respiratory system
1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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