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The hip flexes and the ankle dorsiflexes in order to clear the foot and swing it through. The loaded assistance bands shorten to assist with both of these actions.
Hip flexion and ankle dorsiflexors continue to swing the leg through and ensure that the heel strike occurs at the end of this phase. A co-contraction of the quad and hamstring stabilize the knee. The NewGait assists with the co-contraction and prevents circumduction and recurvatum of the leg.
Use this form to track and monitor your patients’ progression. We incorporate several well known tests into one easy to use form: TUG, Single Leg Balance, 10 m Walk Test, Sit to Stand, and more. This convenient form can be used with or without the NewGait device.
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