Orthopedic Appliances Support

PROJECT FOR ORTHOPEDIC AND PROSTHETIC SUPPORT APPLIANCES

 

PREAMABLE:

Orthotics and prosthetics is the evaluation, fabrication, and custom fitting of artificial limbs and . 

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

 

OBJECTIVES:

[a] Services

Services will be offered to those in need of such services.  Possible beneficiaries are all children and adults with conditions such as traumatic injuries to limbs and congenital abnormalities.

 

[b] Skills development and job opportunities

Training and skills development to selected individuals with handicapping conditions or young people with an interest and commitment in this regard.

 

PARTIES JOINING HANDS :

[a] GIVES – financial and volunteering support

[b] Strategic and technical support – The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Engineering, the Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering, [Prosthetics and Orthotics] 香港理工大学 工程学院,生物医学工程跨领域学部,义支矫形学 led by 梁锦伦 博士 副教授 Dr. Aaron K.L. Leong.

 

[c] Operation and management – Haitung Rehabiliation Centre

[d] Technical and staff team will include:

-   technician 1

-  technician   2

 

ABOUT THE SITE

 The project for orthopedic shoes and prosthetic appliances is located on the second floor, Haitung Rehabilitation Center,  3223 Tung Fu Zong Lu, Haizhu District.

Equipmentand facilities

 

 

The support of the project was demonstrated recently, when graduate students from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and from universities in Pennsylvania and New York in the USA came for a hands-on experience in June of 2014. Over a 5-day period the students were able to prepare and fit devices for over 30 children, as well as for several adults.

 

Prof Leung, leader of such delegation

USA delegation representative

 

 

A report of 10 students with cerebral palsy in Guangzhou Rehabilitation Experimental School took part in using adaptive orthoses on May 21, 2014.

主题:广州康复实验学校10名脑瘫学生参与521日适配矫形器的使用基本情况

 

1、蔡仙佑男 7岁,小学一年级,广东汕尾户籍。

1.  Xianyou Cai (Age: 7 years; Gender: Male; 1st year at primary school, living in Shanwei Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛型脑瘫。可步行短距离;四肢肌张力高;下肢内收内旋尖足外翻;髋关节半脱位。

Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy; can walk in a short distance; tension of four limbs muscle is high; adduction inward turning point of lower limbs is strephexopodia; hip subluxation

 

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:可借助助行器长距离行走;改善尖足与外翻;独自站立的稳定性增强。

After using AFO: can walk in a long distance using mobility aids; improve pointed foot and valgus; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

2、林蓓欣女 8岁,小学一年级,广东汕头户籍。

2. Peixin Lin (Age: 8 years; Gender: Female; 1st year at primary school, living in Shantou Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:脑瘫,肌张力低下型;不能独自站立与行走而使用轮椅;肌力1-2级;马蹄内翻足。

Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy; Muscle hypotonia; Cannot stand alone and use wheelchair; Muscle strength in 1-2 levels; Cavoequinovarus

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:可借助助行器行走;矫正尖足与足内翻;独自站立的稳定性增强。

After using AFO: can walk in a long distance using mobility aids; rectify pointed foot and talipes varus; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

3、容梓燊男 10岁,小学一年级,广东茂名户籍。

3.  Zisen Rong (Age: 10 years; Gender: Male; 1st year at primary school, living in Maoming Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛型脑瘫。可步行短距离;四肢肌张力高;右侧重;右下肢内收内旋尖足外翻;双髋、膝关节屈曲挛缩。

Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy; can walk in a short distance; tension of four limbs muscle is high; lay particular emphasis on the left side; adduction inward turning point of right lower limb is strephexopodia; both coxas and knee joint are flexion contracture

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:可借助助行器长距离行走;改善尖足与外翻;独自站立的稳定性增强。

After using AFO: can walk in a long distance using mobility aids; rectify pointed foot and talipes varus; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

4.欧阳杰男 10岁,小学一年级,湖南衡阳市户籍。

4. Yangjie Ou (Age: 10 years; Gender: Male; 1st year at primary school, living in Hengyang Hunan)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛+不随意运动型脑瘫。独坐与站立只能维持几秒钟;四肢肌张力高伴不随意运动;全身控制能力差;足跟不能着地。

Diagnosis: Cerebral palsy of spastic and involuntary movements; can sit and stand for a few seconds; Tension of four limbs muscle is with involuntary movements; Lay particular emphasis on the left side; controlability all over the body is worse; heel cannot touch the ground

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:可借助助行器行走;改善尖足;辅助站立的稳定性增强。

After using AFO: can walk using mobility aids; improve pointed foot; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

5. 李海漩男 3岁,学前班,山东龙口市户籍。

5.  Haixuan Li (Age: 2 years; Gender: Male; Kindergarten, living in Longkou Shandong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛型脑瘫。可步行短距离;四肢肌张力轻度增高;双髋内旋;扁平外翻足。

Diagnosis: Spastic cerebral palsy; can walk in a short distance; tension of four limbs muscle heightens lightly; both coxas intort; flat valgus

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:可长距离行走;矫正扁平外翻;独自站立的稳定性增强。

After using AFO: can walk in a long distance; rectify flat valgus; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

6. 王智攀男 8岁,小学二年级,福建漳州户籍。

6. Zhipan Wang (Age: 8 years, Gender: Male, 2nd year at primary school, living in Zhangzhou Fujian)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛型脑瘫。需借助助行器行走;双膝过伸;双足外翻畸形。

 Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy; can walk using mobility aids; hyperextension in both knees; both Talipes valgus

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:改善行走步态;矫正膝过伸及外翻;增强站立的稳定性。

After using AFO: improve walking; rectify knee hyperextension and eversion; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

7. 王紫健男 10岁,小学四年级,广州东圃户籍。

7. Zijian Wang (Age: 20 years; Gender: Male; 4th year at primary school, living in Dongpu Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛性脑瘫。可步行短距离;四肢肌张力高;下肢内收内旋尖足外翻。

Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy; can walk in a short distance; tension of four limbs muscle is high; adduction inward turning point of lower limbs is strephexopodia

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:改善行走姿势;尖足与外翻;独自站立的稳定性增强。

After using AFO: improve walking, pointed foot and valgus; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

8、梁嘉恩男 13岁,小学七年级,广东阳江户籍。

8. Jiaen Liang (Age: 13 years, Gender: Male, 7th year at primary school; living in Yangjiang Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛性脑瘫(右侧瘫)。右下肢内收内旋尖足外翻(长期使用矫形器辅助);右手肘、腕及指关节屈曲挛缩。

Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy (right hemisphere); endoduction  intorsion and pointed foot on the right side (using orthotics in a longterm); flexion contracture in right elbow, wrist and knuckle

 

适配矫形器类型:肘腕指矫形器(EWHO

Type of adaptive orthotics: elbow-wrist-hand orthosis

使用AFO后情况:矫正右手肘、腕及指关节畸形;增强步行的稳定性。

After using AFO: rectify deformity in right elbow, wrist and knuckle; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

9、黄嘉健男 4岁,学前班,广东开平户籍。

9. Jiajian Wang (Age: 4 years, gender: Male, kindergarten, living in Kaiping Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛性脑瘫。可步行短距离;四肢肌张力稍高;下肢内收内旋外翻;双膝过伸。

Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy; can walk in a short distance; tension of four limbs muscle is high slightly; adduction inward turning point of lower limbs is strephexopodiaHyperextension in both knees

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

Type of adaptive orthotics: ankle-foot orthosis

使用AFO后情况:改善行走姿势;矫正膝过伸及足外翻;提高站立与行走的稳定性。

After using AFO: improve walking; rectify knee hyperextension and eversion; reinforce stability of standing alone

 

10、谭景源男 19岁,职中文员班,广东东莞户籍。

10. Jingyuan Tan (Age: 19 years, gender: Male, office worker at vocational middle school, living in Dongguan Guangdong)

临床诊断及肢体功能概况:痉挛性脑瘫。不能独自站立与行走;借助助行器步行;四肢肌张力高;下肢内收内旋尖足外翻;双髋、膝关节轻度屈曲挛缩。

Diagnosis: spastic cerebral palsy; cannot stand or walk alone; walk using orthetics; tension of four limbs muscle is high; adduction inward turning point of lower limbs is strephexopodia; both coxas and knee joint are flexion contracture

 

适配矫形器类型:踝足矫形器(AFO

 

 

 

Further extension of the program

Floor plan

 

 

 

GIVES IS SEEKING SUPPORT IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS

[a] Volunteers with orthopedic professional technical background and experience are much needed.

[b] Financial support  – for the purchase of additional facilities and equipment to expand the services to more needy individuals.  

[c] Services support – to provide on the site technical and management assistance.

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