FoArO, ulnar/radial fracture orthosis, with elbow fitting, custom made


Orthosis to immobilise a fracture of the forearm at the proximal area and close to the elbow joint. The circular orthosis consists of two plastic shells together with the special circular fitting equipment around the forearm. It introduces fixation of the fracture with the support of active muscle functioning.
May include a simple shoulder strap or shoulder harness to fixate the orthosis.
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:
* non operative treatment of forearm fracture close to the elbow joint

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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