A clinical review of the adult hip guidance orthosis (ParaWalker) in traumatic paraplegics

@article{Summers1988ACR,
  title={A clinical review of the adult hip guidance orthosis (ParaWalker) in traumatic paraplegics},
  author={B N Summers and Martin McClelland and W. S. El Masri},
  journal={Paraplegia},
  year={1988},
  volume={26},
  pages={19-26}
}
Twenty Adult traumatic paraplegics with neurologically complete lesions between C8 and T12 have ambulated using a ParaWalker (adult hip guidance orthosis), for a minimum of 6 months at home. At follow up, on average 20 months from the date of issue of the orthosis, 17 patients (85%) were still regularly using their ParaWalker. Patients achieved independent use of the orthosis and low energy ambulation both indoors and outdoors on a variety of surfaces.A new classification of adult paraplegic… CONTINUE READING

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