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Jointed Ankle Foot Orthosis

Jointed Ankle Foot Orthosis

Dynamic Prosthetics & Orthotics Offers Jointed Ankle Foot Orthosis

Dynamic Prosthetics & Orthotics is well known for our high-quality custom & prefabricated products, including jointed ankle foot orthosis. If you have had a stroke, suffer from arthritis, a congenital or neuromuscular condition or any other issues that require ankle foot orthosis, our experienced team is here to help give you the support you need to get back on your feet. We guide you every step along the way, handling everything from assessing, casting and manufacturing the orthosis.

Common Mistakes People Make Regarding Ankle Foot Orthosis for Stroke Patients

Stroke patients sometimes have partial paralysis to one side of their body that results in difficulties with walking, including a slower gait, fatigue at sure distance, a higher chance of falling and pain. An ankle foot orthosis can help these patients improve their walking and allow their physical therapy to progress faster. A few of the common mistakes to avoid are:

  • As part of the partial paralysis, a stroke patient can develop a condition known as foot drop. The muscles that normally lift the foot are too weak to move it correctly, often resulting in dragging the foot. Untreated, this can lead to injury.
  • Many stroke patients adjust the way they walk due to foot drop, using a steppage gate resulting in bending the hip and knee excessively or a circumduction gate keeping the leg straight and swinging it out to the sides. As with dragging the foot, this can lead to further injury.
  • If you are considering orthosis for your ankle and foot, properly fitted custom made devices will be more likely to provide the best support. Improperly fit orthosis can exacerbate your issues and even cause further damage.

Benefits of Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis From Dynamic Prosthetics & Orthotics

When you come to us for your knee ankle foot orthosis, you will receive the same quality of customer service and care we offer to all our patients. Our goal is to go the extra mile to ensure we achieve the most favourable outcomes for our patients. Here are some of the benefits of trusting us with your knee ankle foot orthosis:

  • With a 90% Client Service Evaluation for 2017/18, you will not be able to find a more professional or caring team to partner with who will support you every step along the way.
  • We adopt the AOPA, The Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Ethical Principles Code of Professional Conduct with all our professional interactions.
  • Our products, including knee ankle foot orthosis, are NDIS approved and we work with Queensland health and are registered with the DVA.

About Dynamic Prosthetics & Orthotics

Proudly locally owned and family operated we have over 60 years of combined industry experience casting and manufacturing all our custom made and pre-fabricated prosthetic and orthotic devices. We pride ourselves on our innovative techniques and forward-thinking allowing us to offer leading-edge products with an ‘old school’ standard of client care. Contact us today if you are interested in ankle foot orthosis for stroke patients or any of our other services.