Advanced skills in
wheelchair fitting for posturally challenged children. This clinic is held by
AKi staff trained in accordance to WHO standards.
Induced Therapy (mCIT) for children with unilateral involvement CP. This is a
relatively new concept that AKi has been piloting and finding very successful
in improving functional use for many children with hemiplegia. Later in 2015 we
hope to offer a course at a national level using our experience to promote this
area of therapy.
casts Aki now routinely applies reflex inhibiting casts to children who have
problems in keeping their heels down as they stand and walk. These are plaster
of paris boots which help give a continuous stretch to the calf muscle over one
week. This has been successful and prepares them for better fitting of
permanent plastic casts provided by PIPOS and funded by ICRC.
made at AKi has developed specific equipment for home use for a variety of
issues and have the facility in the clinic to manufactured aids of our own
design. We have two highly skilled technicians who work with the clinicians to
make this cost effective and successful. This team work has worked particularly
well as both clinician and technician has access to the child and both
understand the underlying concepts of the problems. We are particularly proud
of our trolleys for use by children with Spina bifida and our “horse” for use by
children with diplegia. This is a type of CP where the legs get particularly
Akbar Kare Institute (AKi) has as its most important aim the improvement of the lives of children and their families who have lifelong disabilities due to Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida, irrespective of their wealth, class or creed.
Founded in the year 2005, motivated by the plight of disabled children, AKI aims to improve the lives of children and their families who have lifelong disabilities due to Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida, irrespective of their wealth, class or creed.
We have always operated from a rented premise and have had to relocate four times. There have been a variety of reasons for the moves including security issues and the decisions made by Landlords to ask for conditions we cannot meet. Each time we move we incur added costs as each premise has needed considerable time and effort to make it suitable to treat children in.
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