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Assistive Technology for Orthosis and Prsthethsis 張志仲 副教授 Jyh-Jong Chang Email: firstname.lastname@example.org@kmu.edu.tw Office: CS505 Tel: 2644 Webpage: http://app.rm.kmu.edu.tw/chang/http://app.rm.kmu.edu.tw/chang/
Assistive Technology Any item, piece of equipment, or system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is commonly used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.
Assistive Technology Prosthesis ….. Orthosis and brace ….. More rigid, durable and proximal application Lower limbs and trunk Splint …. Less rigid, short term and distal applications Upper limbs and fingers Sling ---suspension sling, shoulder sling Collar ---Neck collar Pad and other supports …
Functions of Orthosis and Brace Protection, support and resting … For pain relieves Enhance injured tissue healing Fracture, soft tissue injuries, inflammation Positioning …. Assistances of weak muscle to complete functional movement Increasing functional ability in ADL
Functions of Prosthesis Replacing the missing parts and its functions Cosmetics uses
Knee, Ankle, Foot Orthosis, brace http://www.rehabmart.com/category/ Lower_Extremity_Positioning.htm http://www.rehabmart.com/category/ Lower_Extremity_Positioning.htm Ankle Braces and Supports Ankle Braces and Supports Foot Care Foot Care Knee Braces and Supports Knee Braces and Supports