Common Foot & Ankle

Stock Type AFO

What is it?

A thermoplastic shell which positions at the poterior (back) half of the leg and extends from the top of the calf to underneath the foot. It may or may not have a lining to the calf area depending on type. The foot section fits within the users own shoe and the calf section is secured with a velcro strap.

What does it do?

It provides a lifting force to the foot as the leg swings through in walking to prevent catching of the toes on the ground which can cause tripping. It is only suited to the more simple foot drop types.

What does it cost?

£25.00 – £250.00