TLSO, stabilisation orthosis, with sternum support, prefabricated


Brace with a plastic circular jacket fixed on the pelvis and lateral bars supporting the thorax area from the frontal side. The brace limits the range of motion in all directions: anterior, posterior, lateral and rotational. The function is supporting and immobilisation of the spinal column with erection. The brace may introduce flexion in the LS region.
Different variants exist:
* as circular jacket with frontal locking
* with an apron front (Arnold, Magnuson, Steindler)
* with two fronts and lateral locking.

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
060309120000 - Orthosis, spinal and cranium, thoraco-lumbo-sacral, to reduce joint(s) motion


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* infection or other destructive processes in the middle of the spine up to the breast
* severe osteoporosis with destruction of the vertebrae
* particular fractures like postoperative spondylodesis
* muscular diseases and muscular deficiencies

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 stabilise and to stop progression of deformity of the lumbar and thoracic spine through fixation and to keep free breathing enabling daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7151 - To support, protect or train stability of several joints
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
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

Rahmenstutzcorset (Germany)
Fixation corset