Improvement of Human Gait in Foot Deformities Patients by 3D Printed Ankle–Foot Orthosis

Harish Kumar Banga, Parveen Kalra, R. M. Belokar, Rajesh Kumar

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Lower leg–foot orthoses (AFOs) are assistive contraptions supported for different physical and neurological messes impacting the flexibility of the lower members. Added substance manufacturing item has been researched as an elective method; regardless, it has ended up being inefficient cost-wise. This work intends to explore the potential results of making specific AFO parts, explicitly, calf, shank and footplate, with the kept composite stronghold that aides in the streamlining of the device to the extent convenience, style, inflexible nature and cost. This work shows the insignificant exertion 3D printing with fortress approach as an elective course for the arranging and amassing of orthotic contraptions with complex shapes. This assessment looked into the fields related to 3D checking, 3D printing aided sketching out for the collecting of an unbending AFO.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaterials Horizons
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Nature to Nanomaterials
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages20
StatePublished - 2020
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMaterials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials
ISSN (Print)2524-5384
ISSN (Electronic)2524-5392

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  • Ankle–foot orthosis (AFO)
  • Drop foot
  • Gait
  • Product development
  • Rehabilitation


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