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AFO FOOT SUPPORT

At the University of Toledo we are developing the next generation Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) to assist drop-foot patients. We invite you to participate in this study by providing information on your current foot-drop or related condition. Your answers will help us in developing better assistive devices. We value your honest opinions. This questionnaire will […]

PROSTHESES

Upper Extremity Prosthetics Upper Extremity Prosthetics are devices designed to replace, as much as possible, the function or appearance of a missing upper limb. The field of upper extremity prosthetics is a constantly changing arena as researchers and prosthetists strive to bridge the gap between prosthetic reality and upper limb physiology. Soon multidextrous terminal devices, […]

BRACES

Spinal Orthoses A thoracolumbar spinal orthosis (TLSO) is a plastic body jacket to immobilize the thoracolumbar spine, although that term describes any type of orthosis that encumbers the trunk, ranging from soft corsets to metal braces to strap and pad designs that affect pathologies ranging from back pain to scoliosis to fracture. Scoliosis, a condition […]