Hip/Spinal


H1 - Trochanter Belt

Presciption

  • Pubic Symphysis Pain
  • Sacro Iliac Pain
  • Post Childbirth

H2 - Pavlic Harness

Presciption

  • Congenital Dislocation of the Hip
  • Femoral Head Necrosis in Infants

Description
A lightweight body harness is attached to straps and booties to maintain the infant in the “frog” position during acetabular and femoral head development, easily secured and removed.


H3 - Dennis Browne Splint

Presciption

  • Congenital Dislocation of the Hip

Description
A lightweight aluminium bar of adjustable width attached to padded thigh cuffs. Maintains hips in particular degree of flexion and abduction.


H4 - Hip Orthosis - Adult

Presciption

  • Surgery Complications Causing Instability
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Rehabilitation Following Hip Surgery or Replacement
  • Earlier Mobilisation

Description
Consists of pelvic and thigh sections connected by an adjustable hinge. Maintains hip in desired degree of flexion / extension and abduction. Allows safer / earlier ambulation during healing.


H5 - Scrotal Support

Presciption

  • Supports Scrotal Hernias

Description
Elastic waistband with soft pouch for scrotum.


H6 - Groin Truss

Presciption

  • Reducable Bilateral or Unilateral Inguinal Hernias
  • Worn When Surgery not Viable
  • Worn When Patient Awaiting Surgery

Description
A crouch support made of soft material to fit around waist and under groin with pressure pads to reduce and support hernias.


H7 - Pregnancy Support

Presciption

  • Severe Lumbar Back / Abdominal Wall Pain In Pregnancy

Spinal orthoses can be divided into two groups. Corsets that maintain posture and reduce movement for lower or upper back pain and rigid braces to correct posture for more long term conditions such as osteoporosis. Both act by increasing intra-abdominal pressure, thereby relieving disc pressure and bulging.

S1 - Sacro-Cinch Corset

Presciption

  • Post Spinal Surgery / Laminectomy
  • Mild Disc Bulge
  • Lumbar Spine Pain / Degeneration

S2 - Lumbar Workers Support

Presciption

  • Lumbar Spine Osteoarthritis
  • Mild Disc Prolapse
  • Prevent Back Injury When Lifting / Working
  • Return to Work Following Lumbar Spine Injury

Description
A tough material brace closing anterior with optional shoulder straps. Similar to sacro-cinch. Acts as a support for lower lumbar and pelvic injuries and as a reminder to maintain good lifting posture.


S3 - Abdominal Binder

Presciption

  • Abdominal Hernias / Parastomal Hernias
  • Post Abdominal Surgery / Scar Reduction
  • Post Childbirth
  • Post Liposuction

S4 - Soft Cervical Collar

Presciption

  • A Reminder to Restrict Cervical Flexion
  • Muscular Neck Strains
  • Cervical Spine Degeneration
  • Mild Whiplash

S5 - Dorsolumbar Corset

Presciption

  • Reduction of Kyphosis
  • Severe Osteoporotic Spine
  • Support to all or Portion of Dorsal Vertebrae

S6 - Lumbar Support Cushion

Presciption

  • Chronic Lumbar Spine Pain
  • Seating Comfort

Description
Firm latex foam cushion sits in the small of the back to provide support when seated. Fits most chairs, has a fixator strap and is great for automobile drivers.


S7 - Philadelphia Collar

Presciption

  • Stable Cervical Fractures
  • Severe Soft Tissue Injury to Neck
  • Flexion and Some Rotary Control of Cervical Spine

S8 - Anterior Overlap Brace

Presciption

  • Severe Lumbar Spine Tissue Damage
  • Lower Thoracic Fractures
  • Lumbar Spine Fractures
  • Severe Reducible Scoliosis

Description
Polyethylene shell extending from sternum to mid-pelvis with anterior velcro closure. May be worn during hydrotherapy sessions.


S9 - Hyperextension Orthosis

Presciption

  • Anterior Crush Fracture of Vertebral Body
  • Pathologies Requiring Spinal Extension
  • Anterior Vertebral Body Degeneration

Description
Fully adjustable aluminium frame with add-on pads anterior and lumbar polyethylene pad posterior. Maintains spine in preset degree of extension to unload anterior vertebral body.


S10 - High Spinal Brace

Presciption

  • Degenerative Spinal Pathologies
  • Severe Osteoporosis
  • Severe Kyphosis

Description
Also known as a Knight Taylor Brace, this brace limits flexion and extension of the thoracolumbosacral spine. Made of lighweight aluminium covered with leather and an anterior abdominal pad, the brace can improve posture and relieve intradiscal pressure. Available in a low lumbar sacral model.


S11 - Minerva

Presciption

  • Cervical Spine Immobilisation in Flexion/Extension/Rotation
  • Severe Cervical Fractures

Description
Sternal plate with mandibular shell to immobilise the head in flexion. Thoracic and occipital shells posteriorly will control head rotation and extension. Connected by velcro straps over shoulders and around thorax. Halo spinal brace also available for severe cervical C1 C4 fractures.


SH1 - Clavicle Strap

Presciption

  • Stable or Reducible Clavicle Fracture

Description
Figure 8 straps with velcro fasteners to retract clavicle and immobilise fracture site.


SH2 - Shoulder Brace

Presciption

  • Shoulder Joint Pain
  • Inflammation
  • Following Subluxation of Shoulder / Clavicle

Description
Neoprene / nylon support to aid the shoulder during healing.


SH3 - Shoulder Subluxation Brace

Presciption

  • Shoulder Subluxation
  • Hemiplegic Subluxated Shoulder

Description
Sling type design encompasses the arm positioning the head of the humerus in the glenoid fossa.


SH4 - Arm Abduction Orthosis

Presciption

  • Rehabilitation Brace Following Surgery to the Shoulder or Upper Arm

Description
Orthosis with straps for suspension and forearm gutter. Shoulder abduction and elbow flexion is adjustable for complete immobilisation or gradual movement.


SH5 - Posture Support

Presciption

  • Stooping Posture
  • Mild Kyphosis
  • Shoulder / Neck Pain Posture

SH6 - Elastic Shoulder Immobiliser

Presciption

  • Shoulder Immobilisation
  • Arm Immobilisation

Description
Velcro body band secures wrist and forearm in much the same way as a sling, but does not allow arm abduction.


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