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Design and fabrication of newOrthoses to Preventing ankle equines in U shape ilizarov fixators
M. Arazpoor *1, M. Bahramizadeh, M. Mardani, M. Moosavi
1- , arazpoor@yahoo.com
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   Objective: The goal of this study was to design and manufacture a new type of foot orthosis that is used for preventing of equinus deformity of ankle complex in patient with ankle fracture or tibial lengthening by U shape Elizarov external fixator.

    Material & Methods: In present discovery study after casting the patient’s foot in neutral position, during afew steps orthosis that can joined to the U shape Elizarov external fixator, has been designed and manufactured.

    Results: According to the results of this study, in new orthosis, the ankle complex will be in neutral position by joining the U shape Elizarov external fixator to it. The patient with orthosis can walk and his or her Activity daily living improve.

  Conclusion: For the first time a new type of foot orthosis, for preventing of equinus deformity of ankle complex in patient that have to used U shape Elizarov, has been designed and manufactured.

  

Keywords: Elizarov, Tibial lengthening, Equinus, foot orthosis
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Type of Study: Design | Subject: Veteran’s Health
Received: 2009/01/20 | Accepted: 2014/06/24 | Published: 2014/06/24
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Arazpoor M, Bahramizadeh M, Mardani M, Moosavi M. Design and fabrication of newOrthoses to Preventing ankle equines in U shape ilizarov fixators. Iran J War Public Health. 2009; 1 (2) :58-64
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