Custom designed external devices used to control or counteract the effect of an actual or developing deformity. They include braces, splints, etc. In sport the term is most commonly used to describe foot supporting insoles used to correct structural imbalance which may result in discomfort in the back, hips, knees or feet. Orthoses decrease the risk of further injury and make movement of the foot more efficient.
Custom Ankle Foot Orthosis // AFO
An ankle-foot orthosis, or AFO, is a support intended to control the position and motion of the ankle, compensate for weakness, or correct deformities. AFOs can be used to support weak limbs, or to position a limb with contracted muscles into a more normal position. In addition, AFOs are used to control foot drop caused by a variety of neurologic and musculoskeletal disorders.
Custom Scoliosis Orthosis // LSO // TLSO
Wound Care // Diabetic