CALIFORNIA SOFT SPINAL SYSTEM™

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CALIFORNIA SOFT SPINAL
SYSTEM™
CALIFORNIA™ SOFT
SPINAL SYSTEM TO TREAT:
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BACK PAIN
DISCOGENIC DISEASE
POST OPERATIVE SPINAL FUSIONS
LAMINECTOMIES
SPONDYLOLISTHESIS
SPONDYLOLYSIS
CALIFORNIA™ SOFT
SPINAL SYSTEM
FEATURES:
 Totally modular, interchangeable componentry
 Compound pull closure system
 Soft, hypoallergenic, breathable fabric
 Removable anterior & posterior panels
 Converts from:
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LSO-- Lumbo Sacral Orthosis
TLSO-- Thoraco Lumbo Sacral Orthosis
CALIFORNIA™ SOFT
SPINAL SYSTEM
 Three styles of TLSO Components
 ATE- anterior thoracic extension
 PTE- posterior thoracic extension
 T-bar
CALIFORNIA™ SOFT
SPINAL SYSTEM
 Rigid, Semi-Rigid or “Soft” Control
 Lateral control panels (optional)
 10 Sizes (5 Female, 5 Male)
Available Custom-to-Measurements
 phone
 faxed
 modem
CALIFORNIA™ SOFT
SPINAL SYSTEM
FITTING:
 Take required measurements:
 Chest Circumference at Xyphoid Process
 Waist Circumference
 Hip Circumference
 Choose LSO or TLSO design
 For TLSO measure:
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Pubic Symphysis to Sternal notch
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
FITTING (continued)
 Choose TLSO components
 Anterior Thoracic Extension (ATE) or
 Posterior Thoracic Extension (PTE)or
 T-bar
 Choose Front and Back Panels
 Front Panel- Flat or Pendulous
 Back Panel- 0 or 15 Lordosis
 Choose lateral support panels
 Assemble componentry
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 remoldable and removable
ABS plastic panel
 easy side closure with
dual straps
CALIFORNIA™
Soft Spinal System
 Easy to attach side closure
 Easy to apply and remove
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 PTE Attachment
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provides thoracic support
promotes thoracic extension
Straps go under arms and
crisscross in back
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 PTE Attachment
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padded anterior component pushes patient
into extension
predrilled adjustment holes
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 Align Spinal System on Patient.
 Open the velcro straps on one side of the front of the
brace.
 Logroll the patient to his side and center the posterior
section under the patient’s low back.
 Roll patient to his back and reattach the velcro to close the
brace.
 Adjust straps for maximum support
 Reach back and pull both bottom straps from the side
closure forward simultaneously.
 Reach back and pull both top straps forward
simultaneously to tighten.
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 With patient laying supine, slide the posterior
section under the patient. “Logroll” the patient
carefully if required
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 Be sure back portion of brace is aligned
properly.
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 Place front panel on abdomen
with top of panel at
approximately the xyphoid
process.
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 Reattach the velcro at the side
to close the brace.
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 Adjust straps by pulling both bottom
straps forward simultaneously.
 Repeat with both top straps.
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
KEY BENEFITS
 Both front and back panels are made of ABS plastic
and can be heated and modified with a heat gun.
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Panels are easy to trim.
Heat panel with heat gun
Cut with strong scissors
 Panels can be removed,
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Creates a more flexible system
Allows patient’s muscles to work more
Easier to tolerate for elderly patients
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 KEY BENEFITS
 Back and Front panel inserts are predrilled for
ease of attaching/retrofitting TLSO components.
 Modular lateral components attach to anterior
portion with Velcro® tabs.
 Optional Posterior air bladder is also available.
 With back and front panel inserts and straps
removed, brace can be hand washed
KEY BENEFITS
Models available for men and women
 Female version is more pear shaped than male,
with greater widths at the hips than the male
version.
 Front panels are not as high on the female version,
reducing the chance of breast irritation
CALIFORNIA™ Soft Spinal
System
 CARE:
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Remove plastic inserts.
Hand wash coolfoam pads in the sink with mild
detergent
Rinse thorougly
Pads should be line dried
Replacement pads are available
California™ Soft Spinal is also available custom to
measurement.
contact customer service for measurement
requirements.
NEW FOR OCTOBER 2000!
TWO NEW DESIGNS
California Compression
Orthosis
California Low Profile
California Compression
Orthosis
 Extremely low profile design
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available in 8” and 10” posterior heights
incomparable compression
universal right/left pull tab
Indicated for pain caused by
specific activity:
work related activity
heavy lifting
golf
gardening
twisting/repetitive activities
California Compression
California Low Profile Orthosis
 Uses compound closure for easy one
handed compression
 Available with either ABS posterior
panel or Coolfoam pad
California Low Profile
 6” Anterior panel
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supports the abdomen
reduces respiratory compression
prevents the orthosis from “riding up”
•California Low Profile Orthosis
Low back pain:
obese patients
patients in late pregnancy
patients with a short stature
patients who can not tolerate
xiphoid height orthoses

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