What is hyperextension orthosis?

What are hyperextension orthoses? Hyperextension orthoses by Otto Bock support the healing of fractures in the area of the middle and lower thoracic spine and upper lumbar spine. These fractures are mainly caused by compressions and distortions.

How does a Jewett brace work?

The Jewett brace is designed to give support to your thoracic and lumbar spine by preventing twisting and flexion (bending forward). It will also keep your back in the correct position while you are healing from your injury and/or surgery.

What is a cash brace?

Cruciform Anterior Spinal Hyperextension (CASH) brace is strapped round the thoracolumbar region. Featuring pads to support the sternal and pelvic area, the cross-shaped bar can be adjusted according to the user.

What does a TLSO brace look like?

A TLSO is typically a two-piece clamshell design. It may also be a single piece with an opening on the front. It is also commonly known as a Turtle Brace A TLSO extends from just below the collar bones down to the pelvis.

How do you wear a hyperextension brace?

Make sure the upper pad is across your breastbone or sternum and the lower pad is across the front of your lower trunk or pubic bone. Next, position the back of the brace around to your back or slide it under the side of your body. Hold the pieces of your brace in place and log roll onto your back.

Is Jewett brace a TLSO?

A Jewett Brace or TLSO Thoracolumbosacral orthosis is one of the two main types of braces used to correct the lateral (sideways) curve of the spine in scoliosis. Patients can wear this brace to correct spinal curves whose apex is at or below the eighth thoracic vertebra.

What is a Taylor brace?

Taylor Brace (Short /Long Type) is a light weight spinal brace, covers all dorsal, lumbar and sacral vertebras, supports and immobilizes the spine in neutral position, still permitting the requisite body movement. Customized fitting.

Is the Hendricks cruciform anterior spinal hyperextension orthosis relevant with pectoral pads?

The present invention provides an improvement in the widely accepted Hendricks cruciform anterior spinal hyperextension orthosis, even when used with a T-support with a pair of pectoral pads.

What is spinal hyperextension orthosis?

This lightweight, low-profile, adjustable back, spinal hyperextension orthosis uses a 3-point biomechanical leverage principle to help restrict flexion and stabilize the spine. Designed to restrict flexion and stabilize the spine of the user Designed as a lightweight, low-profile, totally adjustable orthosis frame

How is the subject cruciform orthosis adjustable?

The subject cruciform orthosis is readily adjustable to insure a proper fit to a given patient. The spacing between the side pads is set by adjustment of the position of the lateral arms relative to the crossarm. The two lateral arms 24 and 32 are releasably locked to crossarm 20 by screws 28 and 36, respectively.

What is crash orthosis?

C.A.S.H (Crusiform Anterior Spinal Hyperextension) Orthosis uses a 3-point biomechanical leverage principle to restrict flexion and help stabilize the spine. The pads are joined with a lightweight, totally adjustable low-profile cruciform frame. The control of flexion is obtained by the soft pad, the cruciform frame does not contact the patient.