WHdO, wrist-hand immobilisation orthosis, static, custom made


Orthosis composed by one or two pieces of rigid foam or thermoplastic material or leather fit to the forearm and wrist and locked 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. Custom fabricated over a model of the patient or a cast. Includes casting and cast preparation.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

060612120000 - Orthosis, upper limb, wrist-hand, to limit range of joint motion


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* rheumatoid arthritis
* arthrosis
* post surgery
* traumatic pain.

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7150 - Impairment in stability of a single joint
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Ulcers in the area where the orthosis fits.
If wrist motion is required.

Intended Use Text

Orthosis to immobilise rigidly the wrist joint and part of the hand in order to enable execution of daily activities in order to participate in society.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7150 - To support, protect or train stability of a single joint
1iu1.1 - To prevent deformities in alignment
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

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