Spasticity from a Cerebral Origin, CP, TBI – Pediatric (for patients up to 75 pounds)
Clinical Problem: Multi-level lower extremity
spasticity, adductors, hamstrings, gastroc-soleus
Ultraflex Solution: Custom molded HKAFO with
abduction and external rotation adjustment –
Clinical Goal: Conservatively maintain and increase muscle length of adductors, hamstring and gastroc-soleus (early intervention for children 2-5 years of age); delay multi-level surgey, complement multi-level Botulinim Toxin A
Evaluation/Casting: Cast each leg individually and segmentally, correcting all foot-ankle joints to neutral and for maximum knee extension, cast to just below perineum. Read more on Casting Considerations.
Evaluation/Ordering Information: Clinical and technical support: (800) 220-6670
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Ultraflex Custom Fabrication:
Above listed components and KAFO CM4 X (2) (Measurement Form)
With special thanks to Keith Smith, CO from St Louis for his pioneering incorporation of an Ultraflex component attached to two brackets between two reinforced KAFO sections made from LDPE with a connecting strap for patients with spastic adductors causing scissoring gait. Keith exemplifies the highest standards of professional patient care in our field.