Lower Limb Orthoses Introduction
Lower limb orthoses are a device attached to the external surface of the body for its further improvement in functioning and also to support the body segment. It controls the motion and reduces pain by correcting deformities and hinder the progression of deformities.
Its purpose is to assist non-ambulatory patients with mobility skills and help them to get a new lifestyle by lower limb orthoses.
Features of Lower Limb Orthoses
- Donning and doffing —Putting on and taking off an orthosis or prosthesis.
- Legg-Calve-Perthes disease —Flattening of the femoral head in children, related to avascular necrosis.
- Myelomeningocele —A neural tube defect causing herniation of the spinal cord, its meninges, and cerebrospinal fluid, often leading to paraplegia.
- Plantar fasciitis —Inflammation of the layer of fascia surrounding the muscles of the soles of the feet.
- Proprioceptive input —Sensations of body movement and position without the use of visual cues.
- Thermoplastic —A material used in orthosis fabrication that is formable when heated and rigid when cooled.
- Trimline —The border of the orthosis, the location of which is a factor in determining the level of support or flexibility available.
Types of Lower Limb Orthoses:
Our Mobility Solution offers 5 types of Upper limb Orthoses.They are as follows-
- Ankle Foot Orthoses(AFOs)
- Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses(KAFos)
- Knee Orthoses
- Hip orthoses
- Supramalleolar Orthoses(SMOs)
Our Mobility Solution helps people to regain their Lower limb function and enhance the standard of living. We offer the best Lower Limb Orthoses products for our patients and stand with them for their further development.