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Lateral Strut AFO

The Lateral Strut AFO offers patients a flexible, extremely lightweight brace (average weight is 4-6 ounces, depending on the patient) that maximizes energy storage and release with each step. It fits easily into shoes and can be used for patients of all ages. The Lateral Strut is custom made from a cast of the patient and comes with a foam liner, Velcro® strap and custom foam footbed.

Indications
Drop foot, Flail foot, Hemiplegia and selective stroke patients

Contraindications
See Contraindications to Carbon Bracing

Recommeded Activity Level
Low to moderate activity levels

Suggested L-Codes

L-1940

A semi-rigid molded plastic orthosis to hold the foot in neutral position (dorsi-plantar flexion), controls foot position, custom molded from a model of the patient, custom fabricated, includes casting and cast preparation

L-2755

Addition to lower extremity orthosis, high strength, lightweight material, all hybrid lamination/prepreg composite, per segment

L-2820 Addition to lower extremity orthosis, soft interface for molded plastic, below knee section

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Lateral Strut AFO

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