prosthetics and orthotics video


Monday, April 19, 2010

A congenital deformity!

Anterior view,main deformity at ankle joint plus malalignment of bones of the foot.

First stage of rehabilitation(follow my blog to see the final stage) .

Friday, April 16, 2010

Disability due to severe burn.

The challege is to rehabilitate him,the idea is to make him work despite of using crutches,if you have any idea how we can design an appliances please lets share!.(Side View)

Field work session is over.

Initial stage of fabricating a Knee disarticulation Prosthesis.
Bench aligment of the Exoskeleton Prosthesis

Side view of Knee disarticulation Prosthesis(made by tatcot student during field work)

Anterior view of the Knee disarticulation Prosthesis

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Its like an art!

CCBRT CASTING ROOM,modification of casts for different prosthetics and orthotics appliances.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

From orthopaedic dictionary

Ape hand Deformity

Ape hand: A deformity in which the thumb is extended and the hand flattened.Ape hand is caused by wasting of abductor indicis,thenar and hypothenar,interroseii and lumbrical muscules.It is seen in progressive spinal muscular atrophy or lesions of the median and ulnar nerve.

Claw hand deformity
Claw hand: A deformity of the hand that has a clawlike appearence .It results from paresis of the ulnar and or/median nerves,in which there is extension of the metacarpophalangeal joints and flexion of the interphalangeal joints,with associated flattening of the hand due to musculotendinous imbalance.