Full Leg Support/KAFO | Indus Hospital & Health Network

Full Leg Support/KAFO

Full Leg Support/KAFO

 44,000.00

Patients suffering from conditions like polio and muscle weakness need a device that supports their knee, ankle and foot. Donate, and help a patient walk confidently again.

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Description

KNEE-ANKLE-FOOT ORTHOSIS (FULL LEG 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.

A Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis (KAFO) is a device that supports the knee, ankle and foot in conditions like Polio paralysis, joint laxity, arthritis, fracture and muscle weakness.

5-15%

PWDs in need have
access to assistive
devices in poor
countries

387

KAFOs provided
in 2020

44000

Cost of
KAFO

BENEFITS OF KAFO

Improves PWDs’ gait and balance, & self-confidence during walking

Reduction in pain

Improved alignment of joints and control of joint motion

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