Long Lightweight Leg Brace
A KAFO that is made according to a contour drawing. It is used for example in walking exercises with paraplegia and paraparesis patients. The knee joint is adjusted with a lock that can be opened when the patient sits down. The ankle joint has got a dorsi flexion assisting spring when the patient can do reciprocal gait. The ankle joint has got no spring when exercises are done hopping, both legs at the same time, between parallel bars. The orthosis can be attached to the shoe with a calliper or can be adjusted with an insole or a dynamic insole that fits inside a shoe.