FiO, finger immobilisation orthosis, DIP joint, prefabricated


Orthosis composed by a plastic thimble with a small Velcro tab, designed to stabilise and immobilise the distal interphalangeal joint (DIP) of one finger into extension without limiting the movement of other segments of the finger through rigid fixation.
Also available in the form of a ring, acting as three-point support.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060603120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, finger, to limit range of joint(s) motion


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* injuries of finger muscles or tendons
* impairments of joint structures
* impairments of bone structure

User Characteristics ICF Code

2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to immobilise the DIP-joint in order to stimulate rehabilitation.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu4.2 - To control the effect of muscle hyperactivity
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Stack Schiene (Germany)