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Effects of an Anterior Ankle-Foot Orthosis on Postural Stability in Stroke Patients with Hemiplegia

Effects of an Anterior Ankle-Foot Orthosis on Postural Stability in Stroke Patients with Hemiplegia

The problem of maintaining the posture of a hemiplegic stroke patient remains a challenging one. This study ( Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2008;87) is aiming to evaluate the effects of an anterior leaflet ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) on postural stability in stroke patients with hemiplegia. Twenty-one stroke patients with hemiplegia resulting from new-onset stroke and […]