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In developing a training program from standing to walking for a patient with a left parietal foot amputation and right hemiplegia, we found that the leg orthosis was effective in allowing the patient to regain the balancing ability when standing. The leg orthosis had practical effects on increasing walking distance. Key words: balance, foot prosthesis, leg orthosis
Of all rehabilitation treatments, leg orthosis treatment is one of the most important methods available. Increasing the amount of lower extremity training through standing or walking causes patients to improve in walking ability. (1) When hemiplegic patients are fit with ankle foot orthosis (AFO), …