Sammons Preston Spinal Anterior Extension - SAE

Sammons Preston Spinal Anterior Extension - SAE

  • FSA Approved

Sammons Spinal Anterior Extension SAE is a popular design with kydex pads with foam lining, modify with a heat gun. It has an adjustable aluminum frame with vertical bar length 12.5 inch to 18.5 inch and horizontal bar width 11.5 inch to 14 inch. The adjustable strap has a two-inch width and 60 inch length will fit most patients. There is a replacement back pad and strap kits available separately.

Sammons Spinal Anterior Extension Highlights:

  • Foam lining modify with heat gun
  • Anterior hook & loop closure
  • The adjustable strap fit most patients
  • Replacement Back Pad and Strap kits
  • Latex free

Item # Desc Pkg Price
56680702 Hinged Pectoral & Pubic Pad, Large Each

How to Use Spinal Anterior Extension

  • Horizontal Bar
    • Loosen the four hex screws on the horizontal bar
    • Place orthosis on patient and position horizontal bar about 3" below xiphoid process Slide side pads laterally and position with about 1/2" clearance from body
    • Remove and tighten
  • Vertical Bar
    • Loosen the four hex screws on the vertical bar Slide sternal pad and position below sterna notch
    • Slide pubic pad and position about 2" above pubis
    • Remove and tighten
  • Strap
    • Adjust strap length after orthosis has been fit
    • Allow enough strap length to comfortably pass behind back and close in front
    • To adjust length, open hook "sandwich", remove strap, cut to length and reposition between hook
    • When applying orthosis, keep the strap end with the "sandwich" attached to orthosis
    • The end of strap with the hook sewn in place is easier to pass through the openings
    • The side of attachment can be repositioned for right or left hand
  • Application:
    • With anterior frame in position, wrap strap and posterior pad around bacCenter pad on spinePass strap through slot on side pad
    • Use anterior roller loop to tighten and secure strapAdjust straps as needed
    • Evaluate fit, function, and instruct patient on useOrthosis should not "dig in" to throat or pubis when sitting
    • Check position on body and reposition
    • Remind patient that orthosis is intended to extend spine
    • Sitting will be more comfortable and standing easier from a chair that has a higher seat
    • Wearing orthosis over a wrinkle free cotton under shirt will help protect skin
    • The sternal and pubic pads can be modified with heat gun
    • Remove from patient, carefully heat the Kydex plastic, reshape, and allow to completely cool before usingUse damp towel and mild soap to clean
    • Towel dry completely before using
    • Avoid storing in extreme heat or cold
    • Immediately contact your health care provider if you are experiencing any skin irritations, increased pain, loss of sensation, or if you have any questions or concerns

    • Note:
      - Single patient use
      - To be used only when ordered by a physician and applied by qualified medical professional

    • Instruction Manual


Product Code

Back Pad TypeBack Pad Size
56680602Large5.5"W x 11"H
56680702Large5.5"W x 11"H
56680601Standard4.5"W x 8"H
56680701Standard4.5"W x 8"H

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