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orthosis

(ɔːˈθəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Medicine) an artificial or mechanical aid, such as a brace, to support or assist movement of a weak or injured part of the body

orthosis

the process of correcting bodily or mental distortion. — orthotic, adj.
See also: Psychology
the process of correcting bodily or mental distortion. — orthotic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
the process of correcting bodily or mental distortion.
See also: Insanity
Translations

or·tho·sis

n. ortosis, corrección de una deformidad o impedimento.

orthosis

n (pl -ses) ortesis f; ankle foot — ortesis de tobillo-pie
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The absence of publications dedicated to research of this property of AFOs as well as information obtained from therapists allowed us to conclude that when prescribing a proper AFO for every patient (in case when universal model is used) or producing AFOs corresponding patient's individuality, only the overall (ankle joint) rigidity of the AFOs is usually taken into account.
There were significant reduction in step time and significant increase in step length and opposite foot contact with AFO on the affected side (p<0.
eq] e o tamanho da amostra para determinar a equacao; Y e a media aritmetica da AFO na amostra de n = 200 folhas; [t.
Disputing the figures, police say while the number of trained AFOs may have dropped this comes from those with the qualifications, but not serving on the frontline, being lost from other roles within the force.
AFO director Wallace Galbraith said: "Joe's composition is very clever.
The Board of Trustees of the award, at a meeting presided over by the Chairman of the AFO Dr Jamal bin Obeid Al Beh, 
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Our long-term goal is to develop a pilot-scale GPM system for installation at an AFO.
Therefore, the biomechanical function of a prescribed AFO must closely match the needs of the patient [1].
A lightweight shoe is especially important if you use an AFO (ankle-foot orthotic) or other device.
Mile High Orthotics Lab is the exclusive distributor of The Walkwell Custom AFO.
In addition, the AFO secures and stabilizes the ankle and expedites recovery from ankle sprains.