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Orthotic treatment in cases of below knee muscle paralysis (hemiplegia/stroke)


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Orthotic treatment in cases of below knee muscle paralysis (hemiplegia/stroke)


Dr. med. Ulrich Hafkemeyer

SPZ Westmünsterland

Christophorus-Kliniken Coesfeld


Ludger Lastring

Bundesfachschule für Orthopädie-Technik e.V.



Fri, 2008/05/23 10:00 - 11:30 export in calendar


Room 4

Title Lecture Info Speaker

Congress Lecture

Requirements of the lower limb prosthetic treatment in cases of hemiplegia

Abstract: Bei der Prüfung der Versorgung einer Unterschenkeldeformität nach Hirndurchblutungen kommt es nicht nur darauf an, den lokalen Befund zu analysieren.

Meiners, Thomas

Congress Lecture

Dynamic vs.rigid orthoses in cases of hemiplegia

Hafkemeyer, Ulrich

Congress Lecture

SAFO (silicone ankle-foot orthosis): indications and technical application

Abstract: This paper is an introduction to an exciting development in the world of Orthotics the Silicone Ankle Foot Orthosis (SAFO), the idea of the paper is to outline the concept of the SAFO including the types of patients treated to date and a summary of some of the research that has been carried out as well as proposed research for the future. It will also look at technical clinical requirements to ensure optimum fit and function for all patients.

Hughes, Matthew

Congress Lecture

R.H.A. + Vari Hemi: thermoplastic dorsiflexion AFO with physiological ankle joint motion

Abstract: Ein großer Teil der Bevölkerung ist von der Krankheit, Multiple Sklerose (MS) betroffen (1/1000). Die Behinderung manifestiert sich vor allem beim Gehen.

Giglio, Tony

Congress Lecture

Hydraulic Plantar-Flexion Control, New Concept of AFO

Abstract: When patients have hemiplegia after stroke or peroneal nerve palsy, and they indicate drop-foot, various types of AFO are prescribed to maintain walking safety. In Japan, plastic AFO is usually prescribed. But when we reconsider AFO as the device for reconstruction their gait, plastic AFO is not supposed to be best option for all of them. We co-developed new AFO joint which has new concepts with Prof. Sumiko Yamamoto (PhD, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan).

Hasada, Kazuyuki