TLSO, scoliosis correction fabric support, dynamic, prefabricated


Textile body reinforced with light plastic parts, build the base of the orthosis. This body can be designed as three different pieces of textile fabric support, which form the basis of the fitting. One covering the thoracic region, one the pelvis region and one in between on the opposite site. The dynamic correction is introduced through straps which are put on individual places corresponding to every scoliosis. Frontal bending is allowed. Different versions exists:
* the connection between the three pieces of fabric support is made by metal strips (TriAc)
* the three pieces of fabric support are connected with plastic or reinforced vertical strips at the front and the dorsal site (St. Etienne corset)
* the individual fabric support is designed with special software/hardware.

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:
* idiopathic scoliosis during growth period up to 30 degrees following Cobb

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 correct scoliosis and prevent further deformities in lumbar and thoracic spine through flexible straps to enable execution of daily activities and 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
1iu4.1 - To compensate for weak muscle activity
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

3-D corset
St. Etienne corset
Steindler type