Neuromotor

Controlling drop foot: beyond standard AFOs

The basic goal of orthotic management is to improve toe clearance during swing and provide stability during stance, but new technologies—from energy-storing composites to functional electrical stimulation—do much more. By Jeremy … READ MORE

Adjustable Dynamic Response AFOs

Adjustable dynamic response (ADR) AFOs addressed common gait abnormalities in an adolescent with diplegic cerebral palsy, according to a presenter at the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting and Scientific … READ MORE

Conditions we treat

Children, youth, adults and seniors are able to lead more active and independent lives with Braceworks custom-made orthopedic braces. Some of the mobility disorders we treat are described here. Phone us about your special needs … READ MORE

Gait: The cornerstone of intervention

Quantifying the effects of hypotonia starts in the clinic. Effective management of children with hypotonia requires an understanding of how the condition affects gait. Clinicians typically rely on their professional experience when … READ MORE

Ankle foot orthosis, AFO

Mobility – the goal of orthotic treatment. Successful orthotics treatment help children establish normal patterns of joint and muscle motion. AFOs, and lower limb orthoses are generally prescribed to correct neuromotor … READ MORE
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