Ankle-Foot Orthoses for Children with Myelomeningocele: Functional Effects Under a Dual-Task Paradigm

AFOs are known to improve the gait of children with myelomeningocele. This research indicates AFOs can also improve execution of tasks that the children perform while walking, such as counting. Show Full Description.

This information can be used to develop an outcome measure that assesses the global effects of AFOs and to optimize orthotic-management treatment decisions.

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Tags: Orthotics, Annual Meeting
Author/Presenter: Nikta Pirouz, CPO
Credits: 0.5
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Expiration date: June 30, 2017
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