Thuasne SpryStep Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthosis
Getting a diagnosis for foot drop can feel like the end of your sporting career. If you've tried to play sports, you might find that the affected foot doesn't function as well as it once did and you're concerned about falling and hurting yourself. The Thuasne SpryStep Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) has been designed to help control your ankle and foot to improve your gait.
Who Can Make Gains with the SpryStep Dynamic AFO?
Foot drop can affect anyone, including athletes, as it occurs when one of your nerves is pinched. The SpryStep Dynamic AFO helps you get back on your feet again and retrains your foot and leg how it should lift your foot. The support also helps you balance properly, reducing the likelihood that you will fall and therefore helping you begin your training again as soon as possible.
Key Features and Benefits of the SpryStep
- Lightweight, durable composition construction
- Engineered with unique laminated characteristics
- Characteristics prevent fracture and breakage
- Material diversity offers strategic flexibility and stiffness
- Enhances performance and patient comfort
- Proprietary posterior lateral position of strut increases compliance
- Strut's position increases energy return for activity re-engagement
- Superior cosmetic finish
- Practitioner-friendly and adjustable
- Available in five different sizes
Indications for the Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthosis
The Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthosis can be used for the following conditions:
Thuasne's Dynamic Ankle-Foot Orthosis has been designed to be as lightweight and durable as possible so you can use the device for as long as you need it. Created with unique laminated characteristics, the product won't fracture or break easily for your peace of mind. Its diverse materials help keep the AFO stiff yet flexible enough to allow you to walk comfortably so you aren't completely out of action while you take time off from training.
What Is This Brace Made From?
This brace is made from carbon fibre composite. This allows it to retain an immense amount of durability, while still allowing enough flexibility to make the AFO comfortable during use.
The SpryStep is available in five different sizes. Measure the length of your foot and the height from the bottom of your foot to the belly of your calf muscle, then consult the table below to find the correct size. The blue forefoot section can be trimmed with scissors; approximately 2.54cm can be taken off the toe end and 0.6 - 1.27cm can be trimmed from each side of the forefoot.
|Size ||Height (cm) ||Foot Length (cm) |
|Extra Small ||30cm ||21.5 - 24.5cm |
|Small ||32cm ||23 - 26cm |
|Medium ||34cm ||24.5 - 27.5cm |
|Large ||36cm ||26 - 29cm |
|Extra Large ||38cm ||29 - 30.5cm |