Dropfoot | Article about dropfoot by The Free Dictionary
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A condition in which the foot drags along the ground and gives the person a characteristic shuffling gait, caused by the failure of the muscle responsible for raising the foot during walking as the leg is swung forward.
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 developed an articulated AFO called "dorsiflexion assist controlled by spring" (DACS) AFO for hemiplegic patients to prevent dropfoot
. A spring in the posterior part of the tibial upright of the AFO generates plantarflexion resisting moment during heel strike and prevents foot-slap.
Two-tailed transfer of tibialis posterior for correction of dropfoot
She said: "I need the treatmentbecause Ihave 'dropfoot
' in my left foot and because of this it is swollen and I can't pick it up.