WHdFiO, wrist-hand-finger- fabric support, elastic, prefabricated


Circular orthosis composed by one piece of elastic material, such as neoprene, elastic fabric or silicone, fastened to the forearm with a zip or straps. The orthosis covers the wrist and the region proximal and distal to it, leaving the fingers free except the thumb which may also be partially covered. Provides stability to the wrist joint. May include elastic straps, stays or metal at the ventral side to increase the stability. Prefabricated.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060613030000 - Orthosis, upper limb, wrist-hand-finger, to prevent deformity in alignment


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* lesions on tendons and ligaments
* sport injuries

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b260 - Impairment in proprioceptive function
1b7150 - Impairment in stability of a single joint
2d440 - Limitation in fine hand use
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers at the area where the orthosis fits.
In case rigid immobilisation is needed

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to stabilise the wrist joint and part of the hand through compression in order to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society

Intended Use ICF Code

1b260 - To support or train proprioceptive functioning
1b7150 - To support, protect or train stability of a single joint
2d440 - To support or train fine hand use
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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