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A 47 year-old patient with a diagnosis of CVA, left hemiplegia is referred for orthotic evaluation. Significant results of manual muscle testing include: hip flexion 3+/5, hip extension 3/5, knee flexion 3+/5, knee extension 2/5, ankle dorsiflexion 2/5, and ankle inversion and eversion 1/5. Sensation is intact and no abnormal tone is noted. The most appropriate orthosis for this patient is a



A. Knee-ankle-foot orthosis with a locked knee
B. Plastic articulating ankle-foot orthosis
C. Metal upright ankle-foot orthosis
D. Prefabricated posterior leaf orthosis

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Asked by Prctcdmywy, Last updated: May 28, 2020

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Answered Feb 08, 2018

Plastic articulating ankle-foot orthosis
 

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