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Knowledge of adjustable shoulder abduction fixed braces

Knowledge of adjustable shoulder abduction fixed braces

1.What is a shoulder abduction brace and its composition?

(1) Shoulder abduction orthosis also known as shoulder abduction support, shoulder abduction aircraft. It is suitable for fixation of shoulder joint after surgery, humerus fracture combined with radial nerve injury, deltoid palsy, supraspinal tendon fracture, fracture of shoulder joint, dislocation repair, brachial plexus nerve palsy or strain, also with acute periarthritis of shoulder, suppurative arthritis of shoulder joint, tuberculosis of shoulder joint and so on.

(2)Shoulder abduction support

    Outreach package, support block, long and short band fixed composition. The outer surface of the abduction wrapping is curved into a convex concave curve to accommodate the humanoid axils; High-density interior, memory foam filled, surface covered with nylon cloth; The inner support block is also the same as the packaging with the abduction and filling material, through the support block connected with the abduction Velcro group; Two bands of fixed length packet and torso fixed outreach, two short belt on both ends of the forearm and support piece fixed on a fixed outreach package fastening belt, through outreach package, and supporting block length, and fixed short kidnapping support the configuration of the interconnection between surgery not only shoulder abduction, reduces the local repairing tendons tension, promote tendon healing, easy to use, simple structure, strong brake, Comfortable to wear.

2.How to wear the shoulder abduction external fixator and what to pay attention to?

(1)The patient takes a standing or semi-sitting position, assists to keep shoulder joint 85-90° outward-adduction 45 °, elbow flexion 90° wear, after wearing the bag straighten appropriate tightness; When sleeping, you should take half decubitus position and pad your elbow joints to prevent numbness of your dangling hands.

Matters needing attention

a.Wear cotton loose-fitting cardigans and flatten them to increase breathability and comfort;

b.Check the skin under pressure regularly to prevent pressure ulcers.

c.Change clothes to take off the support, to use the healthy hand to help the patient side arm, gently take gently, keep the position unchanged, must not shift;

d.Put on clothes should first wear the affected side, then wear the healthy side, take off the opposite;

e.The time of wearing the brace, the time when the joint starts to move and the range of motion shall be carried out according to the clinician’s requirements.

3.When to use the adjustable shoulder abduction support and characteristics?

   The adjustable abduction fixation support, also known as the abduction support, is a static fixed shoulder orthosis device. If the proximal humerus fracture has no obvious displacement, it can be fixed with the abduction support to maintain the alignment of the fracture end to give it a stable recovery environment. Its characteristics are fixed shoulder joint abduction, forward flexion, internal rotation and elbow flexion, wrist joint function position; And when the patient stands or lies in bed, the affected limb can be in a raised position to facilitate detumescence, inflammation and pain relief.

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Post time: Mar-18-2022