TLSO, reclination orthosis, semi-rigid, prefabricated


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).

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

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.

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)
MsAusland brace
Wilcox brace