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Spinomed IV

SPINAL ORTHOSIS FOR VERTEBRAL EXTENSION IN OSTEOPOROSIS

OSTEOPOROSIS

  • Affects 1 in 4 Americans over 50
  • By 2020 half of Americans over 50 will be at risk

VERTEBRAL COMPRESSION FRACTURES

  • There are 700,000 per year in the United States
  • People who suffer one fracture are 5 times more likely to suffer another one
  • People who suffer two are 12 times more likely to suffer another fracture
  • Each fracture reduces lung capacity by 9 percent
  • Fractures result in disability, diminished quality of life and immobility

INDICATIONS

  • Osteoporotic bone collapse in the thoracic and lumbar spine
  • Hyperkyphosis with chronic back pain

MODE OF ACTION

  • Initial stabilization of the spine after osteoporotic bone collapse
  • Activation of the back muscles strengthens the spine and reduces hyperkyphosis
  • Reduces the patient’s pain and promotes activity

FEATURES

  • Spinomed® IV can be molded to most patients. Additional molding of posterior and anterior panels can be achieved with the use of heat
  • All panels contained in attractive and comfortable fabric, garment portion of Spinomed® IV uses padded moisture wicking material at all contact points and straps can be custom fit to each patient
  • Spinomed® IV has full width posterior panel and anterior panel are removable as the patient condition improves
  • Spinomed® IV includes anti-migration straps and anti-migration silicone beads that keep brace in position
  • Spinomed® IV offers convertible orthosis allows for greater range of use, applications and longevity
  • Spinomed® IV offers no restriction of shoulder and arm movements
  • Spinomed® IV offers no restriction of thoracic and abdominal breathing
  • Spinomed® IV can be put on as easily as a jacket or backpack

EVIDENCE BASED STUDY RESULTS – SPINOMED® IV

Spinomed-IV

  • Strengthens back extensors by 73%
  • Strengthens abdominal flexors by 58%
  • Reduce angle of kyphosis by 11%
  • Reduce body sway by 25%
  • Decrease pain by 38%
  • Increase vital capacity by 7%
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