A Powered Ankle Foot Rehabilitation Orthosis
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||stroke, ankle injuries|
|Sponsor||Beijing Institute of Technology|
|Collaborator||China Rehabilitation Research Center|
|Start date||January 2013|
|End date||February 2013|
|Trial size||2 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01942772, byang421|
Ankle rehabilitation training becomes a tough question for the patients with ankle joint injuries especially with the hemiplegia after stroke. Here a novel powered ankle foot orthoses which can provide ankle dorsiflexion and plantar flexion assistant using electric motor is proposed in this paper. The mechanical structure of the orthoses includes wearing parts, ankle joint hinged part, driving unit, transmission mechanism and sensing units. This study provides a new method for ankle foot orthoses design and has great significance for ankle rehabilitation.
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
wearing experiment，motion experiment
good performance of the ankle foot orthosis
time frame: one month
Male or female participants at least 15 years old.
- ankle joint injuries about dorsiflexion and plantar flexion
- Ability to keep balance independently
- ankle joint injuries about varus and valgus rehabilitation
- two assistants needed while walking
|Official title||Design of A Powered Ankle Foot Orthoses for Ankle Rehabilitation|
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