Head Physician, Trauma Centre, University Hospital in Ostrava

M Assoc, Pleva Leopold, Ph
This article reports about the new design of continuous passive motion splint invented at the VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Trauma Centre of The University Hospital in Ostrava and MEDIN a.s. This motion splint is designed for rehabilitation of lower limb, especially for knee rehabilitation. This continuous passive motion splint was designed with possibility to attach it with external fixators. These external fixators are used for treatment of open and complicated bone fractures. Next
more » ... fractures. Next this article reports about possibility of use and control of stepper motor which is used like a propulsion unit of this continuous passive motion splint.