AFO, FES at AFO level, force stimulation

Description

Device that provides electric stimulation to the muscles at the anterior part of the lower leg, thereby lifting the frontal part of the foot.
Located inside the shoe and functions like a dynamic orthosis.
Device exists of electrodes, straps, battery and electronically control unit.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061206240600 - Orthosis, lower limb, ankle-foot, to compensate weak muscle activity, normal load

Usage

Permanently

User Characteristics

Indications are for example:
* mild paralysis after cerebral insults
* central-motor paresis.

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7100 - Impairment in mobility of a single joint
2d4154 - Limitation in maintaining a standing position
2d450 - Limitation in walking

Contra Indication Text

Perifer paresis/paralysis of the pretibial muscles after neuromuscular disease or destruction of the fibularis nerve after trauma

Intended Use Text

Enabling dorsal lift through electrical stimulation of muscles at the anterior part of the lower leg enabling standing and walking in order to participate in society.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7100 - To support, protect or train mobility of a single joint
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking

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