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Description: A custom-molded plastic body jacket, or thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO), is fabricated from polypropylene or another type of plastic. It offers the best control in all planes of motion and increases intracavitary pressure. This orthosis has a lightweight design and is easy to don and doff. The material is easy to clean and comfortable to wear. This brace sometimes is referred to as the clamshell.
Function: • Limits lateral bending • Limits flexion and extension • Limits rotation to some extent
Indication: • Immobilization for compression fractures from osteoporosis • Immobilization after surgical stabilization for spinal fractures • Bracing for idiopathic scoliosis • Immobilization for unstable spinal disorders at T3-L3 • Bracing for those with neurologic injuries
Contraindication: • Patient lives alone and has no one to help don orthosis