HdO, palmar arch splint, custom made


Orthosis composed by padded metal or thermoplastic material hold in place with a strap. It covers only the palm and the dorsal part of the hand leaving the fingers and thumb free. Designed to support the palmar arch of the hand. Custom made direct on the hand of the patient.
May be used as basis for attachment of other orthosis for (parts of) the hand or the fingers.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060606060000 - Orthosis, upper limb, hand, to reduce deformity in alignment
060606120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, hand, to limit range of joint(s) motion



User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* pain at the dorsal and/or palmar area of the hand (e.g. arthritis)

User Characteristics ICF Code

1iu5 - Tensible load on tissue or segment

Contra Indication Text

Deformed rigid hand.
Ulcer at the area where the orthosis fits the hand.
Excessive oedema.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to support the palmar arch of the hand to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1iu1.2 - To reduce deformities in alignment
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
1iu5 - To reduce or redistribute load on tissue

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