UpArO, humerus fracture orthosis, middle/distal, custom made


Fracture brace for the middle and distal humeral region composed of one or two thermoplastic shells, placed over the upper arm from the axillar to supracondilar level. The form, position and fixation should provide a pressure which increases the stability of the fracture site.
May include a strap or simple harness to fix the orthosis on the shoulder.
Custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060625060000 - Orthosis, upper limb, arm, to reduce deformity in alignment
060625300000 - Orthosis, upper limb, arm, to reduce and/or redistribute load on tissue


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* humerus fracture in the middle and distal humerus region
* protection of humeral defects e.g. resulting from tumour growth

User Characteristics ICF Code

1iu5 - Tensible load on tissue or segment
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Fracture in the proximal humerus region.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to stimulate healing after fracture.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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