Leg lifter and positioner

Project  / Project number: 718 2008  /  Status:


The challenge

Leg lifter and positionerPippa has a paralysed left leg and needs to position her foot before standing.

The lifter has a knee height handle at the top of an aluminium tube, with a shoewidth spur at the lower end. It also has a hook to carry it on a walking aid.

Pippa can lift and shift her foot to the best position for standing provided she is wearing shoes with low heels. She could not get the spur under flat-soled moccasins.