TEXTILE DROP FOOT ORTHOSIS Characteristics: Comfortable. Allows the adequate flexibility to the foot in the stance phase of gait.
Effects: Support, compression and stabilization.
Indications: Drop foot produced by neurologic diseases. Ankle instability.
13- 17 cm
17 – 21 cm
21 – 25 cm
25 – 29 cm
• Consists of two separated pieces, a supra-malleolar strap over the ankles and a non-slip support union to fix between the tongue and shoelaces by means of a central anchorage hook type. Both parts are linked by an elastic for the traction, adjustable, for a major or minor flexion.
• On back part of the strap, there is an inner gel pad for a higher comfort on the Achilles tendon, and the instep area is padded to avoid frictions and undesired compressions.
• Discrete, flexible, it takes no space on the shoe, being easy to fit. To be used with lacing shoe.
• It has the function to produce dorsal flexion on the take-off phase of gait, indicated in flaccid palsy.