The use of an advanced reciprocating gait orthosis by paraplegic individuals: a follow-up study

@article{Jaspers1997TheUO,
  title={The use of an advanced reciprocating gait orthosis by paraplegic individuals: a follow-up study},
  author={P. Jaspers and Louis Peeraer and Wim Van Petegem and Georges Van der Perre},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={1997},
  volume={35},
  pages={585-589}
}
This article describes the results of a follow-up study of 14 paraplegic individuals who were fitted with the ARGO (Advanced Reciprocating Gait Orthosis – STEEPER*) at least 1 year previously. It was found that 85% were still using the apparatus on a regular basis. The general satisfaction of the users was high, although the functional use was limited. Therapeutic reasons appeared to be the main reason for wearing the ARGO. The points that were most appreciated were the psychological and… CONTINUE READING

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