Ottobock Minerva Cervical Thoracic Orthosis

Ottobock Minerva Cervical Thoracic Orthosis

Brand/Manufacturer: OTTO BOCK
  • FSA Approved

Cybertech Minerva Cervical Thoracic Orthosis with occipital components limits flexion, extension, and rotation of the cervical region while also supporting the upper spine. Minerva brace for neck and upper back injuries stabilizes the spine so that healing can take place in these sensitive regions following an injury or surgery. Features occipital component with optional forehead strap for increased immobilization and vented panels and open design promotes airflow and increases patient comfort.

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
50C80=S/M Small/Medium Each $12.48
50C80=L/XL Large/X-Large Each $12.48

Minerva Cervical Thoracic Orthosis Features

  • Low-profile posterior allows patients to sleep in the brace
  • Adjustable chin piece and malleable occipital panel provide a customized fit
  • Unique quick adjusting straps and stops ensures the device is reapplied the same every time
  • Can be worn after surgery or while healing from a wide variety of injuries
  • Large trachea opening and with easy adjustable yoke system
  • Additional foam pad set included for patient hygiene
  • Indicated for:
    Light wedge fractures following traction or occipital post-op fracture
    - Jefferson's fracture without transverse ligament injury
    - Post trauma
    - Arthritis
    - Acute pain
    - Spinal Stenosis
  • Note: Additional liners can be ordered separately

More On Minerva Cervical Thoracic Orthosis

  • Logroll patient to one side assuring that the head and neck position is maintained
  • Place posterior thoracic and occipital component into position. Loosen adjustment knobs then position components to desired location and retighten
  • Uprights may be shaped by bending over bed rail if necessary. Posterior thoracic component: Fit to clear inferior angle of scapula. Occipital component: Should be placed for maximum total contact by shaping aluminum spine element
  • Logroll patient back to supine. Place anterior thoracic/chin piece component in place. Loosen knobs and position components to desired location and retighten. Engage cervical straps and adjust as necessary and tighten knobs. Apply strap stops
  • Adjust thoracic belt circumference, remove alligator hook and loop fastener clip and trim excess. This may be facilitated with quick release buckle in place. Attach forehead strap with inferior edge placed approximately 1 cm superior to eyebrows
  • Adjust upright as necessary and tighten knobs
  • Superior edge flairs should be fit at sub-costal margin
  • NOTE: After all adjustments have been made, it is recommended that the brace is removed and Loctite 414 applied using all precautions necessary.

Minerva Cervical Orthosis Cleaning and Care Instructions
  • Remove the rigid components
  • The rigid components can be wiped clean with a damp cloth
  • Softgoods can be hand washed in warm water (90°F - 110°F or 32°C - 43°C) with mild detergent
  • Triple rinse, squeeze and air dry
  • Avoid twisting the material to remove water

Minerva Cervical Thoracic Orthosis Specification

Size Tip of Chin to Sternal Notch Mid-Neck Circumference
Small/Medium 2-1/2" to 4" (6.5cm to 10cm) 11" to 15" (28cm to 38cm)
Large/X-Large 3-1/4" to 5-1/2" (8.5cm to 13.5cm) 15" to 20" (38cm to 51cm)

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