Ankle Rehabilitation

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The ankle rehabilitation device is used to address the problem faced by people who are suffering from foot drop, which is caused by stroke. Foot drop is inability to lift the foot upwards. Rehabilitation of the patients plays a crucial role for future activities and proper functioning of the foot. Conventional therapy is laborious and time consuming. It is caused due to the compression of peroneal nerve and due to the muscular disorder. World Health Organisation(WHO) says that it is a deadly disease.There are about 6.7 million stroke survivors in the world. Stroke is the second leading cause of death in the world. Almost 1 in 8 deaths worldwide are caused by stroke. By performing the plantarflexion and dorsiflexion the disease can be cured. The device is used by the people who were in village areas and who cannot go to regular therapy in cities. The device is low cost and portable compared to physiotherapy devices present today. There is no need of seeking help from others it can be operated easily.

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