Effective Usage of Supra-Malleolar Orthosis Evades SurgeryJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 1)
Publication Date: 2022-01-05
Authors : Uttara U Deshmukh;
Page : 314-315
Keywords : Supra malleolarorthosis (SMO); Equinovarus; Medial arch support;
A case of the polio-affected ankle with an equinovarus condition, with Leg Length Discrepancy having severe pain was treated by Supra-Malleolarorthosis (SMO) effectively. The SMO is designed to maintain a vertical or neutral heel while also supporting the three arches of the foot (1). This orthosis affects the gait, instance phase by controlling ankle instability by application of the three-point pressure system. This helps in improving balance while standing and walking.
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