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Orthoses, Upper Limb, Elbow, Therapeutic, Long Arm Cast

Definition : Therapeutic elbow upper-limb orthoses designed to provide static therapy to the elbow joint. These orthoses immobilize, stabilize, and support the elbow joint in a desired position (i.e., without allowing movement of the joint) using cast along the arm and forearm (known as long-arm casts). These orthoses typically consist of a cast that is placed around the upper limb from above the wrist to the mid portion of the arm with the elbow in its maximum extended position. Sometimes the cast is placed with the elbow flexed; in that case, the cast is changed periodically to get more extended positions each time. Long-arm casts are used mainly to treat flexion contractures of the elbow; bi-valved long-arm casts are also available for this use.

Entry Terms : "Long Arm Cast Elbow Orthoses"

UMDC code : 28699

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DeRoyal Industries Inc

Company Type: Parent

DeRoyal manufactures healthcare products worldwide. Each product in DeRoyal's Surgical & Acute Care, Orthopedics & Patient Care, and Wound Care divisions exists in response to real needs, based on the advice and input of clinicians. We keep innovating because it's part of our heritage. What we develop and manufacture today will shape the future of medicine.

elizur

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Restorative Care of America Inc (RCAI)

Company Type: Parent

Restorative Care of America, Incorporated is dedicated to the manufacture of superior quality orthopedic and rehabilitative orthoses used in the treatment of conditions associated with traumatic injuries, chronic disease, post surgical procedures, and immobility, such as joint contractures and pressure sores.

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