ankle foot orthosis

ankle foot orthosis

; AFO orthotic device (made to a cast of the foot and ankle) to maintain ankle joint neutral; indicated for patients with footdrop secondary to anterior-compartment muscle dysfunction
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The effect of ankle foot orthosis stiffness on the energy cost of walking: a simulation study.
Later, she was trying to walk in parallel bars with a bilateral posterior leaf-spring ankle foot orthosis.
Objectives: This study aims to investigate the effect of ankle foot orthosis (AFO) on temporospatial parameters, ankle kinematics, and functional ambulation level in patients with stroke.
9 (mean [+ or -] SD) Assistive Devices (n) Orthopedic Shoes 7 Gait Aid (stick) 14 Ankle Foot Orthosis 9 Clinical Data Mean Ashworth Modified Scale (out 2.
The JumpStart Leap Frog Brace is an ankle foot orthosis designed for use by children with balance, lower extremity, or walking disabilities.
The patient was recasted, and, after three casts, she was returned to the KAFO for day time use and given an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) with dorsiflexion straps (Fig.
The term DAFO stands for "dynamic" ankle foot orthosis, and was introduced in the 1990s by Cascade Dafo Inc.
A study on the structural stress analysis of plastic ankle foot orthosis (AFO) under dorsiflexion and plantarflextion conditions, International Journal of Modern Physics B, Volume: 20, Issue: 25-27, Special Issue: Part 3 Sp.
Prior to, and during, the USMC and Seattle Systems merger, Martin was highly successful in expanding Custom Sure Step ankle foot orthosis sales.
Immediate effects of a controllable knee ankle foot orthosis for functional compensation of gait in patients with proximal leg weakness.