Flashcards in Orthosis Prescription Deck (5)
CVA CP Spina Bifida Spincal Cord Injuries MS
AFO - anterior
think crouch gait, spasticity
AFO - posterior
Foot drop, absorb pressure, toe clearance with swing and initial contact
AFO Decision Tree
(1) Is an AFO indicated?
(2) What AFO design/components are the best option?
(3) Is there more than minimal impairment or static and dynamic postural control in standing?
KAFO Decision Tree
(1) is KAFO indicated?
(2) Which KAFO components are most appropriate?
(3) Can the knee be fully extended, without pain, during stance?
(4) Is there effective active control of knee extension during stance?