TLSO, reclination orthosis, semi-rigid, custom made


Semi-rigid framed thoraco-lumbo-sacral corset with a pelvic band and dorsal support. It is a combination of a lumbar corset with applications of forces in the thoracic spine. Decompression of the lumbar region can be reached as well as a light restriction of inclination of the thoracic spine.
Rotation is slightly decreased with slings around the shoulders and two bars lasting up on the scapula. Exist in different versions:
* only anterior-frontal control (Taylor brace)
* also including lateral control (Night-Taylor brace).
Custom made on a model of the patient. Includes casting and cast preparation.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060309060000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, thoraco-lumbo-sacral, to reduce deformity in alignment


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* degenerative diseases and impairments of the spine
* osteoporosis
* light postdiscotomy syndrome
* chronic back pain

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7151 - Impairment in stability of several joints
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 prevent deformity and stabilise the lumbo-thoracic spine through a semi-rigid fixation of the TLS region enabling execution of activities in daily life in order to participate in society.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7151 - To support, protect or train stability of several joints
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

Related Terms

Taylor brace
Knight-Taylor brace
Thoraco-lumbar orthese (Germany)
Uberbruckungs-mieder (Germany)
MsAusland brace
Wilcox brace