What is it?
One or more metal struts which extend from the top of the calf to a tube which fits into the wearers footwear via a pin (spur). The strut(s) is attached to a metal band which encompasses the posterior (back) half of the leg and is covered with padded leather which extends around the front of the leg and is secured with a velcro strap. The strut position will depend on the condition being addressed.
What does it do?
Depending on the condition being treated, the orthosis may provide a simple lifting force to the foot, it may provide controlling forces in a medio-lateral (sideways) direction or a combination of the two.
What does it cost?
£130.00 – £250.00