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(IFO) Interactive food Orthosis: Drop foot is an abnormality that causes disorder in proper gaiting process. Drop food is caused by effect on one particular muscle called Tibialis anterior, located on tibia. With Foot Drop, a patient is unable to lift the toes upwards, or towards the shin.
Solution: by servo motor mechanism that is located at Hill
Notch area, it receives the information from an encoder that is attached to the knee. The encoder is used as a protractor. By using a timing belt, servo motor transmits the motion to the screw on the ankle, then a lever that is attached to the orthopedic insoles, directs toe upward.
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