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Leg-brace Design

This diagram shows key features of leg-brace design. The same terms are used for AFOs, KAFOs or HKAFOs.

1. Lumbopelvic corset
2. Pelvic band
3. Outer femoral pelvic upright
4. Adjustable stop
5. Hip joint
6. Upper thigh caliper
6'. Lower thigh caliper
7. Leather thigh belt
8. Adjustable knee stop
9. Extensible outer leg upright
10. Calf band
11. Klenzac style ankle joint
12. Ankle stirrup
13. Outer ankle joint
14. Inner ankle joint
15. Extensible inner leg upright
16. Inner knee joint
17. Inner thigh upright
18. Chest plate or bib
19. Leather waist belt
20. Padded hip plate
21. Thigh cuff
22. Anterior kneecap
23. Kneecap straps
24. Leg cuff
24 Inner T-strap

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