Rehab Techniques

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Vincent
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109586
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Rehab Techniques
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2011-10-17 11:55:17
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Orthoses
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Orthoses
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  1. The person who designs and fabricates an orthosis.
    Orhtotist
  2. The design of an orthosis is based on what?
    • Biomechanical principles
    • Neuromechanical principles
  3. - Fabricate with the intent of facilitating movement patterns associated with a decrease in tone.
    - Often associated with the term "dynamic" which implies that this orthosis will assist with movement more than others.
    Neurophysiological principles
  4. Motion in orthoses is controlled by what?
    Mechanical joint stops
  5. A device to stop or limit motion at the mechanical joints.
    Mechanical joint stop
  6. A person with paraplegia who has potential to be a functional ambulator, most control could be provided by a ______?
    Knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO)

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