New Generation C-Brace Assessment Day

We would like to invite patients, who may be suitable for the C-Brace, for a one off free of charge assessment with our Orthotist, Kim Pickering, on the 24th April 2019 at our Ringwood, Hampshire Clinic. We also have a test system available on the day for patients to trial.

Consultations will start at 8:30 and will last for 90 min each. 

Criteria

  • Patients who are not able to control the knee and foot with weight on it. 
  • Suitable conditions, polio, traumatic paralysis, incomplete paraplegia (lesion between L1 and L5) with minor or no spasticity.
  • Patient must be able to control their trunk and stand freely
  • Muscle strength in hip extensors and flexors to allow controlled swing through walking of the affected leg.
  • Cannot have hip flexion contracture or genu valgus or varus of 10 degrees or more.
  • Body weight of less than 125kg
  • If you are unsure about suitability please request a call with Kim to discuss your client.

 To secure a place give Sue Hughes a call on 01425 481754 or email sueh@dorset-ortho.com