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Re: Arthrogryposis

Gunelson, Wendy

Good question about the mondos joint. we have not seen the actual joint and

wonder too if it woulf be a good option in adj. knee ext.

> —–Original Message—–

> From: 1 plus 1 Orthotics [SMTP:[email protected]]

> Sent: Friday, August 11, 2000 1:05 PM

> To: [email protected]

> Subject: Arthrogryposis


> Dear List


> A little girl – age one and a half months has been referred to me to

> make her a KAFO – The orthopedic doctor wants a joint at the knee

> (fixed ankle) that will enable an increase in extension with the hope of

> getting more range, and obviously prevent losing (by limiting the

> flexion ) what has been gained


> The child is so small ( approx 11c.m.) total length of KAFO that I

> don’t know what to use for the joint.


> Any suggestions?

> Does anyone have any experience with Beckers Mondos joint?


> Thanks for your help


> Vivian Alexander CO




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