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Orthoses, Upper Limb, Total, Support, Sling, Wheelchair

Definition : Sling total upper-limb support orthoses designed for attachment to a wheelchair bar that are designed to provide support and some degree of movement restriction to the upper limb. These orthoses typically consist of a loop of fabric or other soft material including a band suspended from springs that are attached to a bar that is an integral part of the wheelchair; the loop includes a wider loop segment around the forearm. Wheelchair sling upper-limb support orthoses are also used to assist the limb by positioning it in an appropriate position thus compensating for muscle weakness. They may be used also during rehabilitation after injuries and/or trauma.

Entry Terms : "Wheelchair Arm Slings" , "Wheelchair Attachments" , "Slings, Arm, Wheelchair"

UMDC code : 16232

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AliMed Inc

Company Type: Parent

AliMed is an American manufacturing company and supplier of high quality products — everything from pre-formed orthoses, alarms for fall management, cushions, diagnostic imaging and operating room accessories, orthopedic rehabilitation equipment, ergonomic workplace solutions and emergency preparedness.

Carex Health Brands

Company Type: Parent

Thank you for your interest in Carex Health Brands. We invite you to learn more about our company, product lines and services. Carex Health Brands has been the branded leader in in-home self-care medical products for over 20 years. Our goal is to provide innovative products that bring dignity and ease of use to all consumers. With our six nationally distributed brands, Carex Health Brands serves national, regional and independent food, drug and mass retailers along with wholesalers, distributors and medical dealers.

Dalton Medical Corp

Company Type: Parent

A ONE-STOP shop with competitive pricing, premium quality products, and the highest level of service and support to help you prosper in today's competitive healthcare environment.

DeRoyal Industries Inc

Company Type: Parent

DeRoyal manufactures healthcare products worldwide. Each product in DeRoyal's Surgical & Acute Care, Orthopedics & Patient Care, and Wound Care divisions exists in response to real needs, based on the advice and input of clinicians. We keep innovating because it's part of our heritage. What we develop and manufacture today will shape the future of medicine.

TETRA Medical Supply Corp

Company Type: Parent

The Tetra Company was founded in Chicago, IL, in a single office on the second floor at 350 N. Clark Street, in 1913 with one product - "The TETRA Bandage" - an all cotton bandage that derived its "stretch" by twisting the cotton threads very tightly.

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