FoArO, ulnar/radial fracture orthosis, custom made


Orthosis to immobilise a fracture of the forearm at the middle or distal area. The circular orthosis position elbow, wrist and hand in a particular position. Made of one or two shells of thermoplastic or thermosetting resin. Connected with to each other Velcro straps. Includes casting and cast preparation.
The wrist joint may be included.
Custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

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.
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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