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ASSISTIVE DEVICES

Dhruv Mehta
AIDS AND APPLIANCES
FOR ENHANCING POSTURAL CONTROL
FOR FACILITATING FUNCTION
FOR MAINTAINING OPTIMAL
ALIGNEMENT
FOR PROVIDING SYMMETRY
FOR RELIEVING PAIN/SPASMS
TO CONTROL DEFORMITY,PREVENT
CONTRACTURES,FOR PROTECTION.
AIDS /APPLIANCES

HELMET
PROTECTION
CHILDREN WITH ATAXIA
DYSKINESIAS
MIXED CEREBRAL PALSY.
AIDS /APPLIANCES

COLLAR
FOR GOOD HEAD CONTROL
FOR BETTER ALIGNEMENT
SITTING/STANDING
FACILITATE LEARNING,USE OF
HANDS
SOFT/HARD/IN TWO PIECES WITH
CHIN SUPPORT.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

SPINAL JACKET
FOR KYPHOSIS IN CHILDREN
WITH HYPOTONIA
SCOLIOSIS
FOR TOTAL BODY INVOLVED
CHILDREN
BOSTON BRACE OR
PLASTER/LEATHER JACKET.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

HIPABDUCTION ORTHOSIS
SWASH BRACE
TO PREVENT WIND-
SWEEPING.PROVIDE
SYMMETRY,PREVENT
SCISSORING
AIDS/APPLIANCES

T-ROLLS
TO GIVE PELVIS
SYMMETRY,PREVENT WIND
SWEEPING OF HIPS
TRIANGULAR ABDUCTUR
PILLOWS
TO PREVENT SCISSORING,KEEP
LIMBS IN ABDUCTION
AIDS/APPLIANCES

KAFO WITH ABDUCTUR BAR


ADJUSTIBLE
TO GENTLY STRETCH
ADDUCTORS
KAFO WITH DEROTATION BAR
TO CONTROL
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL ROTATION.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

HKAFO
RARELY GIVEN
WITH PELVIC BAND,HIP/KNEE
JOINTS/PLANTAR FLEXION STOP.
METAL/PLASTIC
CAN HAVE A FREE KNEE JOINT IF
KNEE CONTROL GOOD.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

KAFO
WITH WITHOUT JOINT
CAN ALSO BE A FRE KNEE JOINT
WITH 5/10 FLEXION TO PREVENT
RECURVATUM.
PUSH KNEE SPLINTS/KNEE
CAGES TO KEEP KNEE EXTENDED
ALSO KNEE GAITERS
AIDS/APPLIANCES
FLOOR REACTION
ORTHOSIS/GROUND REACTION
ORTHOSIS
TO GIVE THRUST TO KNEE FOR
EXTENSION IN STANCE
ALIGNE GROUND REACTION
FORCE.
PREVENT HAND TO KNEE GAIT IN
POLIOMYELITIS
AIDS/APPLIANCES
ANKLE FOOT ORTHOSIS
STATIC/DYNAMIC
THAT IS WITHOUT HINGE AND
WITH HINGE
IF HIP/KNEE CONTROL GOOD AND
SOME TA.EHL/EDL ACTIVITY THEN
HINGED,IF POOR CONTROL
THOUGH PASSIVE RANGE
PRESENT STATIC AFO.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

SUPRAMALLEOLAR AFO’S/SHOE
INSERTS OR INFRAMALLEOLAR
AFO’S
IF ONLY VARUS VALGUS
INSTABILITY
EQUINUS NOT A MAJOR
PROBLEM.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

METAL BELOW KNEE CALIPERS


WITH/WITHOUT T-STRAPS
SPLINT FOR HALLUX VALGUS
BOOTS WITH VALGUS PADS
RAISE
MEDIALLY/LATERALLY/METATARS
AL PADS.
AIDS/APPLIANCES

ARM GAITERS
TO KEEP ELBOW EXTENDED
ABOVE ELBOW SPLINT IN
SUPINATION
LONG/SHORT COCK-UP SPLINT
OPPONENS SPLINT
AIDS/APPLIANCES

ANTERIOR WALKER
WITH/WITHOUT WHEELS
POSTERIOR WALKER WITH
/WITHOUT WHEELS
PRONE TROLLEYS
SCOOTER BOARDS
WHEEL-CHAIRS
MANUAL/POWERED
AIDS /APPLIANCES

KNEE PADS/ELBOW PADS TO


PREVENT BURSITISPRESSURE
SOREFOR THOSE CHILDREN WHO
CREEP/CRAWL.
TWISTERS TO CONTROL
EXCESSIVE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL
ROTATION.