1381 / CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADS

--LEFT TILTED CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADS--
LEFT TILTED CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADSFRONT OF CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADSRIGHT TILTED CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADSRIGHT SIDE OF CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADSBACK OF CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADSLEFT SIDE OF CRUCIFORM HYPEREXTENSION ORTHOSIS WITH SWIVEL STERNAL PADS

The OTC Cruciform Hyperextension Orthosis with Swivel Sternal Pads exerts three points over pressure over the thoracolumbar spine to encourage a mild hyperextended posture. Lightweight and easy to fit, easy to apply and remove. Swivel sternal pads for wearing comfort, eliminates pressure around edges. 

Indications Listed Below

• Exerts 3 points over pressure over the thoracolumbar spine to encourage mild hyperextended posture

• Sternal and pubic pads feature closed cell foam interface; Easily adjustable circumference straps

• Adjustable within the following range; Anterior height: 16.5” - 19.5” ; Circumference: 32” - 42”

• Lightweight; Easy to fit, apply & remove; Sternal and pubic pads feature closed cell foam interface


Product Features

ADJUSTABLE BAR

ADJUSTABLE BAR

Anterior vertical bar is adjustable in both length and angle for a custom fit. 

SWIVEL STERNAL PADS

SWIVEL STERNAL PADS

Swivel sternal pads for wearing comfort, eliminates pressure around edges. 

EASY APPLICATION

EASY APPLICATION

 Lightweight and easy to fit, apply and remove.


How to Measure for and Apply the CRUCIFORM ORTHOSIS

UNIVERSALLY ADJUSTABLE

TO FIT MOST ADULTS

Application Instructions

1. The brace should be applied while standing.

2. Adjust the length of the frame so that, as the wearer stands, (a) the bottom edge of the pelvic pad is approximately 2" - 3” above the pubic bone, (b) the pectoral pads are approximately 2” - 3” below the clavicle (collar bone), and (c) the lateral pads are positioned immediately below the bottom edge of the breast bone.

3. Detach one side of the back strap while keeping the other side engaged. Correctly position the frame against the wearer’s chest. Re-engage the detached back strap, fastening snugly. If necessary adjust the back strap so it is centered over the spine. 

4. If necessary, adjust the angle of the vertical bar for efficacy and wearing comfort.

CRUCIFORM ORTHOSIS Measurement Location

Medical Applications

Review the accompanying chart to determine the product that best suits your needs. On the left, you will find a variety of injuries that OTC products are specifically designed to treat and prevent. On the top, you will find the product numbers of all OTC Back Products. If a red box is present where the column and row intersect, your injury or condition is treated/prevented by the associated product.

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Arthritis (Sacroiliac Joint)
Chronic Lower Back Pain
Compression Fracture
Herniated Disc
Lumbar Strain and Sprain
Mild Kyphosis
Occupational Lifting
Sacral Sprain and Strain
Support and Compression
Support and Stabilization
Joint Hypermobility
Inequality of Leg Length

Common Conditions of the Lower Back

Cycle through the slides below to familiarize yourself with several common conditions associated with the lower back. The conditions described below may not be treated by the specific product listed on this page. Please view the above Medical Applications Chart to determine what conditions this page's associated product treats.


THE ANATOMY OF THE LOWER BACK

The lumbar region of the spine, more commonly known as the lower back, is situated between the thoracic region of the spine and the sacrum. View the illustration, in accompaniment with the list below, to explore the anatomy of the lumbar.


A. L1 Vertebra

B. L2 Vertebra

C. L3 Vertebra

D. L4 Vertebra

E. L5 Vertebra

F. Sacrum

G. Spinal Disc

H. Sacroiliac Joint

Lower Back Anatomy Illustration

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