Elbow orthoses for mobilisation with immobilisation of the PRU joint
medi Epico ROMs is an elbow brace. The product is exclusively to be used for the orthotic fitting of the elbow and only on intact skin.
Immobilisation of the elbow joint by fixation of the upper and lower arm
Joint movement is limited to 0°-120° to guarantee ROM appropriate to the stage of rehabilitation
Prevention of movements that can cause luxation or subluxation
Prevention of pronation and supination movement due to hand rest
How does it work?/Mode of action
Adjust the extension and flexion limits
on the instructions of your doctor only.
Particularly during the first few days after traumatic events, the belts should
be slackened often so as to avoid severe
Open all the Velcro straps and put the brace on so that its joint lies directly over the lateral epicondyle. You can adjust the length of the arm rest with the two screws on the forearm splint.
First close the two lower arm belts, then the upper arm belts.
Guide one end of the neck strap through the ring on the arm cuff and fasten the Velcro.
Pass the other end over your shoulder, guide it through the ring on the hand rest, and fasten the Velcro.
The neck pad can be adjusted individually, but it should lie over the middle of the shoulder. The pads can be trimmed to size with scissors if necessary.
The frame of the orthosis is made of aluminium and can be adjusted as required. Avoid making alterations close to the joint area, however.
Aluminum, PU foam, Cotton
Velcro fasteners should be closed for washing. Soap residues, lotions and ointments can cause skin irritation and material wear.
Wash the paddings and straps by hand, preferably using medi clean washing agent.
Do not bleach.
Leave to dry naturally.
Do not iron.
Do not dry clean.
With normal use, the hinge mechanism should not require any maintenance, but it can be lubricated with Teflon spray.
- Conservative/postoperative treatment of elbow luxations
- Orthotic care for medial or lateral epicondyle fractures
- Conservative/postoperative treatment of fractures of the radial head
- Conservative/postoperative treatment of distal humeral fractures
- Postoperative care after prosthesis implantation
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