Figure 3.7 Lyon brace.
The axilla plate, anterior upright, pelvic girdle, thoracic pad, lumbar pad, and pelvic section are represented in the figures AP, AU, PG, TP, LP, and PS.
a) Anterior view of the Lyon brace. Consists of a thermoplastic left and right pelvic sections with an anterior duraluminum upright that extends vertically to the sternum. Attached to the anterior upright is an abdominal plate and positioned superiorly are left and right axilla plates.
b) Posterior view of the Lyon brace. Consists of a thermoplastic left and right pelvic sections with a posterior duraluminum upright that extends vertically to the thoracic region. Attached to the posterior upright (in this case) are a left lumbar pad and a right thoracic pad.
c) Lateral view of the right side of the Lyon brace. Inferiorly is the right pelvic section and superiorly is a right thoracic pad and axilla plate. This Lyon brace was, designed, hand modified and delivered to the patient by Grant Wood in Malaga, Spain, Grupo IDEO.