Application of AFOs to address gait dysfunction after stroke is common. A comprehensive approach to gait training necessitates awareness of the impact of AFO design on motor recovery. Subjects were trained exclusively with a double adjustable joint AFO that was designed to retrain typical gait, including typical muscle firing patterns. Each demonstrated a very fast, symmetrical, and typical motor pattern (EMG) at the time of final testing and each was able to do so without an assistive device or AFO.
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