EO, elbow flexion/extension orthosis, adjustable lock with body powered control, custom made


Orthosis to flex or extend the elbow with a lock which is controlled by the body. Has a forearm and upper arm cuff sections from leather or thermoplastic and bilateral monocentric joints. Adjustable position lock activate through
* passive or active control from the shoulder harness device with a cable used to adjust the lock
* contra-lateral hand control
* shoulder abduction and spring systems.
Designed to provide control as well as function to a flail or weak elbow.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060615120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, elbow, to limit range of joint motion



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* weak or flail elbow joint

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7100 - Impairment in mobility of a single joint

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
Anatomically fixed elbow joint.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to lock the elbow in an adjustable flexed or extended position not to disturb normal posture as a consequence of a passive arm, to enable execution of daily activities 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

1b7100 - To support, protect or train mobility of a single joint
1iu1.1 - To prevent deformities in alignment
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion

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