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Orthoses, Lower Limb, Knee-Ankle-Foot, Therapeutic, Infant Bowleg

Definition : Therapeutic knee-ankle-foot orthoses (KAFO) designed for external modification of the structural and/or functional characteristics of the knee and ankle joints and foot of infants (typically before three years of age) with bowed legs, providing support and permitting a limited range of movement to the joints. Also available are static therapy orthoses that permit a very limited range of movement or completely immobilize the knee and ankle joints (e.g., A-Frames, braces); and dynamic therapy orthoses mainly intended for infants with progressive bowing disorder due to abnormal grow of the tibia (known as tibia vara or Blount disease).

Entry Terms : "Blount Braces" , "Infant Bowleg Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthoses" , "Infant Bowleg Static Braces"

UMDC code : 28844

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Becker Orthopedic Appliance Co

Company Type: Parent

Becker Orthopedic was founded in 1933 by Otto K. Becker to provide high quality orthotic components and central fabrication services.

Wheaton Brace Co

Company Type: Parent

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