3. Specific Orthoses for Neurological Conditions: The Anti- Spasticity Orthosis
This chapter will cover conditions of the forearm, wrist, hand and fingers that would benefit from positioning in an orthosis to maintain tissue length and prevent joint contractures. This anti- spasticity orthosis will be described in detail regarding the appropriate thermoplastic material selection, pattern making, and fabrication techniques. Additional tips and tricks will be offered in an easy to follow format.