orthosis

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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Peethambaran, "An improved powered ankle-foot orthosis using proportional myoelectric control," Gait & Posture, vol.
How does ankle-foot orthosis stiffness affect gait in patients with lower limb salvage?
Pneumatic (1) The gas is easy to be Ankle-foot orthosis drive [69-71] compressed and leak of Michigan (2) The speed is easy to University, USA change under the load (3) It is difficult to precise control, cannot be used under low temperature (4) The gas is difficult to sealed (5) Working pressure is usually smaller than 0.8 Mpa, which only applies to small power driving.
Ankle-foot orthosis and other braces: These lightweight, easy-to-wear devices hold the foot in a normal position and prevent it from dropping.
Thus, it was reported that when a patient with posterior tibial tendon dysfunction was provided with an off-the-shelf ankle-foot orthosis (AFO), a custom solid AFO, and a custom articulated AFO, she selected a custom articulated AFO [14].
Lima, "Changes in joint kinematics in children with cerebral palsy while walking with and without a floor reaction ankle-foot orthosis" Clinics, vol.
Examples of appliances for which veterans can get ACA include artificial limbs, rigid extremity braces, rigid spinal or cervical braces, knee braces, wheelchairs, crutches, rigid orthotics such as AFOs (ankle-foot orthosis), ileostomy and colostomy appliances, or other devices prescribed for a service-connected disability.
MARKET NICHE: Only orthotic lab that carries the Walkwell Brace, which is an ankle-foot orthosis that has three patents pending and is licensed by Johnson & Johnson.
Consequently, someone with extensive paralysis of the lower limbs walking with an RGO and two Canadian crutches receives the same score (12/20) as someone requiring a single ankle-foot orthosis for toe clearance and Canadian crutches for stability.
The aim of this paper is to determine and as much as possible and to eliminate possible causes leading to rupture after a certain period of use of ankle-foot orthosis (AFO), which are part of rigid orthosis.
Problems Rehabilitation interventions Anatomical: Deformity of the hand Reconstructive surgery and physiotherapy Foot drop Ankle-foot orthosis, reconstructive surgery Amputation Prosthesis Psychological: Depression Counselling Functional: Limitation of fine hand movements Occupational therapy Mobility limitations Crutches or wheelchairs Social participation: Stigma in the family Counselling Exclusion from community functions Education and advocacy Children with disability Promoting inclusive education Economic: Loss of employment Vocational training and/or placement Poverty Micro-credit for self-employment
SLR measurements were taken with the leg held straight in a splint and the ankle held in neutral with an ankle-foot orthosis. Rotation of the hip and pelvis were recorded to enable the degree of change in straight leg raise due to hip flexion to be accurately calculated.