|Author Year; Country|
|Kim et al. 2004|
|Population: 19 participants with incomplete SCI who had dropfoot but were able to walk independently|
Treatment: Randomized to conditions of AFO, no AFO, FES and FES and AFO. They walked at their self-selected speed along a flat walkway.
Outcome Measures: Walking speed and 6MWT
|1. Gait speed increased 7.5% from 0.4 m/s (no orthosis) to 0.43 (AFO)|
2. 6 Minute Walk Test increased 16% from 138 to 160 m
|Arazpour et al. 2013|
|Population: 5 participants with incomplete SCI (thoracic lesion)|
Treatment: Gait evaluation while walking with 1) no shoe; 2) solid AFO and 3) hinged AFO
Outcome Measure: Step length, cadence
|1. Solid AFO improved step length from 28.5 from 26.3 cm and cadence from 52 to 62 steps/minute.|
2. No significance differences between the no shoe and hinged AFO condition.