Idea Details

Team and Contact Details

SNo Student Name School Degree Year Email
1Attiq ur RehmanSMMEUndergraduateFourthattiqrehman9@gmail.com
1Ahmad Nadeem SaigolSMMEUndergraduateFourth14bemeasaigol@smme.edu.pk

Inter School Idea ? No
Do you need expertises from another area: No
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Idea Details

Idea Name: Adjustable_ROM brace
Slogan: Injured but not crippled
Supervisor Name: Dr. Nabeel Anwar
Supervisor Designation: HoD of Biomedical Engineering
Supervisor School: SMME
Supervisor Department: Biomedical
Contact number: +925190856050
Email ID: nabeel@smme.nust.edu.pk
Abstract:
    the objective is to design the locking mechanism of post op. brace allowing adjustable ROM for joint rehabilitation and reducing the cost without comprising on safety or durability
What is the unmet need in society that your idea will fulfill ?
    use of post operative braces is common in the world allowing early recovery after the surgery but due to nonavailability and high cost of its import, it's usage is scare in Pakistan. Plaster and fixed braces being used results in number of complexities which can be overcome by adjustable ROM brace
Who needs it ? How many would benefit ?
   Patients who have undergone knee or elbow surgery Rehabilitation Center Hospitals & Doctors
How will the solution works
    The locking mechanism of the brace will be designed in such a way that it allows certain degree of motion while keeping it light weight, safe, easy to use. The material used will have enough strength to bear the weight of the person and also other daily routine forces.
Who are your competitors ? How is your solution different
    There are hardly any competitors as the available braces right now in the country are imported and they have high price. Our brace will be of low cost having better locking mechanism without comprising on durability or safety
Status: new
Entry Date & Time: 2017-11-27 (1741)