Internet resources relating to Orthotic Devices
[OCOSH Code: D009989 224898003 Z46.7 OE_OD]
- Braces (1)
- Internet resources relating to Braces. Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position.
MeSH Search Term "Braces"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Brace (physical object) Concept ID: 360316004
OCOSH Code: D001915 360316004 Z46.7 OE_OD_BR
A lower limb orthosis is an external device applied or attached to a lower body segment to improve function by controlling motion, providing support through stabilizing gait, reducing pain through transferring load to another area, correcting flexible deformities, and preventing progression of fixed deformities.
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Added: Sun Apr 13 2008
We therefore asked whether laterally wedged insoles or valgus braces would reduce pain, enhance functional scores, and correct varus malalignment comparable to knee braces.
Our data suggest a laterally wedged insole may be an alternative to valgus bracing for noninvasively treating symptoms of medial knee OA.
Medial knee osteoarthritis treated by insoles...
Added: Tue Apr 19 2011
Upper extremity orthoses are devices applied externally to restore or improve functional and structural characteristics of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. In general, musculoskeletal problems include those resulting from trauma, sports, and work-related injuries. Upper extremity orthoses also are used frequently on patients who have had neurologic problems, such as...
Added: Mon Mar 31 2008