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Proc. ASME. DMD2020, 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T03A003, April 6–9, 2020
Paper No: DMD2020-9058
... to extend constant force springs positioned parallel to the calf to replicate the muscular force generated in plantar flexion. The extended spring is held in place using a ratcheting mechanism which is released with a solenoid during heel up. Similar research has been conducted in which assistive AFO s have...