orthosis

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orthosis

[ȯr′thōs·əs]
(medicine)
A device applied to a human limb to control or enhance movement or to prevent bone movement or deformity, for example, a splint or an arch support.
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For this purpose, the position of entire holder/clamped AFO system was adjusted under the compressing tip while AFO's footplate was clamped to the holder the same way;
4] This retrospective study presents a long-term experience in AFO usage in hemiplegic gait at a tertiary rehabilitation center gait laboratory.
2]) e fator de correcao (f) em folhas de "pata de vaca" (Bauhinia monandra) Graus de Quadrado medio liberdade C L Entre plantas 4 1,77 (ns) 0,52 (ns) Dentro de plantas 195 6,21 6,52 Minimo 2,30 2,40 Maximo 18,10 19,80 Media 9,98 10,34 CV(%) 24,96 24,69 Quadrado medio CL AFO f (x[10.
AFO rigidity measurements have previously involved two main methods: (1) bench testing and (2) functional analyses [5].
When it is decided that a child will benefit from AFO use, consistent daily use will improve wearing compliance.
For numerical analysis of the state of stress and deformation that occurs in AFO during the first two phase of mid-stance period, we used the package software Ansys v 11.
Jose did not know at the time that he had fractured a joint on his right foot and that he would be required to wear a molded AFO (artificial foot orthosis).
After much hard work with a wonderful physical therapist, I walked out of rehab using two canes, an AFO (ankle foot orthosis) on each leg, and a body brace.
AFO contains the headshots and/or resumes of 3,500 actors and other theatre artists who are African American, Caribbean Black, Asian Pacific American, Latino, Native American, South Asian, Arab American, Persian American, deaf, hard of hearing, blind or low-vision, or who have mobility or other physical disabilities.
DeRoyal Industries introduces the Anlde Contracture Boot, a Static AFO used for positioning, pressure reduction, and light gait training.