FoArO, ulnar/radial fracture orthosis, adjustable, prefabricated


Orthosis to immobilise a fracture of the forearm at the middle or distal area. The orthosis is made of three or more thermoplastic shells connected with metal bars that can be adjusted to the preferred position. The shells are connected to each other with Velcro straps.
A wrist joint may be applied.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060620060000 - Orthosis, upper limb, forearm, to reduce deformity in alignment
060620300000 - Orthosis, upper limb, forearm, to reduce and/or redistribute load on tissue


Temporarely for treatment

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* fracture at the wrist and distal forearm segments

User Characteristics ICF Code

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

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to stimulate healing after fracture.

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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