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The person who designs and fabricates an orthosis.
The design of an orthosis is based on what?
- Biomechanical principles
- Neuromechanical principles
- 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.
Motion in orthoses is controlled by what?
Mechanical joint stops
A device to stop or limit motion at the mechanical joints.
Mechanical joint stop
A person with paraplegia who has potential to be a functional ambulator, most control could be provided by a ______?
Knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO)
What would you like to do?
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