TO, thoracic orthosis, rib support, prefabricated


Circular elastic fabric or cloth corset or elastic belt designed to support the rib region, prefabricated. Can have additional vertical straps over the shoulder to keep it in place.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060307030000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, thoracic, to prevent deformity in alignment


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* fractured rib
* distorsion of ribs

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 compress and reduce motion of the ribs, to stimulate healing.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b44* - To support or train functions of the respiratory system
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu4.2 - To control the effect of muscle hyperactivity
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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