Below The Foot Support/AFO | Indus Hospital & Health Network

Below The Foot Support/AFO

Below The Foot Support/AFO

 7,700.00

Some people cannot control the motion and position of their ankle on their own. Donate, and help a patient keep up with daily activities without falling or stumbling.

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Description

ANKLE FOOT ORTHOSIS (BELOW THE FOOT SUPPORT)

Disability is a global issue and a significant public health problem. World Health Organization estimates a 15% of prevalence disability globally, with the majority of persons with disability (PWD) living in developing countries.
Persons with lower limb disability require assistive devices in the form of orthoses and prostheses, without which they face activity limitations, participation restrictions, and can poorer health and quality of life.

An Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) is a device (usually plastic) used to control position and motion of the ankle in patient with weakness, or to correct ankle deformities.

5-15%

PWDs in need have
access to assistive
devices in poor
countries

709

AFOs provided
in 2020

7,700

Cost of
AFO

BENEFITS OF AFO

Increases PWDs’ mobility, functioning & improves mental wellbeing

Increases PWDs’ independence, self-determination, & participation in society

Reduces economic burden for both hospitals & PWDs’ families

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