A rigid LSO with hip spica uses a thigh piece on the symptomatic side and extends to just above the knee. The hip is held in 20° of flexion to allow sitting and walking. After the orthosis is applied, some patients require a cane for ambulation.
• Limits flexion and extension
• Limits some rotation and side bending
• Lumbar instability at L4-S1
• Lumbosacral fusion with anchoring to the sacrum – Postoperative
• Person lives alone and has no additional help with daily activities