Orthosis used for unstabe cervical fractures that have pins that immobilize the skull.
H.D. - heavy duty
Extra sturdy version of…..
High Density Polyethylene.
Heel off / Heel rise
Part of stance phase when the heel comes off the groung when walking.
Bony protrusion at the distal-medial aspect of the calcaneus.
The first step of stance phase when the heel of the foot contacts the ground when walking.
Amputation that removes the lower part of the body at the waste.
Amputation that removes half of the pelvis.
Paralysis of one half side of the body.
Amputation of the entire leg from the hip.
When the hip becomes dislocated.
Undesirable gait habit when the person's hip is lifted too high while the foot/leg is in swing phase of walking.
Acronym used to describe either a Hand Orthosis or Hip Orthosis.
Term used to describe how well a person cleans themselves or their prosthesis/orthosis.
Beyond the normal range of extension.
A brace used to force a specific body part into more extension then normal.
High muscle tension that appears as though the muscle is being contracted or tightened.
Low muscle tension which leaves the muscles soft.