[Effects of ankle-foot orthosis on gait stability and balance control in patients with hemiparetic stroke].

@article{Xu2011EffectsOA,
  title={[Effects of ankle-foot orthosis on gait stability and balance control in patients with hemiparetic stroke].},
  author={Guang-qing Xu and Yue Lan and Dong-feng Huang and Zheng-hong Chen and Ming-hui Ding},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 13},
  pages={890-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To quantitatively analyze the effects of ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) on gait stability and explore its use for walking capacity, gait stability and balance control in post-stroke patients. METHODS A total of 25 inpatients with prior chronic hemiparesis from stroke who could walk at least 10 meters without assistance were recruited. The maximal… CONTINUE READING