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1 Assistive Technology for Orthosis and Prsthethsis 張志仲 副教授 Jyh-Jong Chang Office: CS505 Tel: 2644 Webpage:

2 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.

3 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 …

4 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

5 Functions of Prosthesis  Replacing the missing parts and its functions  Cosmetics uses

6 Knee, Ankle, Foot Orthosis, brace  Lower_Extremity_Positioning.htm Lower_Extremity_Positioning.htm  Ankle Braces and Supports Ankle Braces and Supports  Foot Care Foot Care  Knee Braces and Supports Knee Braces and Supports

7 Sling and shoulder supports  Arm/Shoulder_Supports_and_Slings. htm Arm/Shoulder_Supports_and_Slings. htm

8 Wrist and Hand splint  Wrist_and_Hand_Orthosis.htm Wrist_and_Hand_Orthosis.htm  Wrist_and_Hand_Splints/Braces.htm Wrist_and_Hand_Splints/Braces.htm

9 Trunk and neck orthosis   Head_and_Neck_Positioning.htm Head_and_Neck_Positioning.htm  Abdominal_Supports.htm Abdominal_Supports.htm  Cervical_Collars.htm Cervical_Collars.htm

10 Summary  AT applications in orthopedics and its purposes Prosthesis Orthosis Brace Sling Splint Collar Pad and others


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