Case of the week - 14/8/96

59 yo woman who had poliomyelitis at age 8, walking with long-leg brace (KAFO). Wondering whether to invest in a Japanese Advanfit SPEX spring-extension knee-joint orthosis.

Right-side summary & auto-diagnostics
Right-side movie
Right-side Gait Analysis Results
Right-side Power Flow

Left-side summary & auto-diagnostics
Left-side movie
Left-side Gait Analysis Results
Left-side Power Flow

Frontal-plane movie

(The raw data)

... points for discussion:

  • By what means is swing leg propulsion achieved?
  • Do you think the Japanese orthosis would help her gait?



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    Last modified on Wednesday, 14-Aug-96 10:10:00 MSZ.

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