Ossur AFO Leaf Spring Ankle Foot Orthosis

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Ossur AFO Leaf Spring Ankle Foot Orthosis is a pre-fabricated polypropylene ankle-foot orthosis designed to support flaccid drop foot. It provides a semi-rigid section for toe clearance and support, yet has a thin, flexible footplate for easy trimming. The absence of a heel section makes the leaf spring more comfortable to wear and provides a better fit in shoes.

Leaf Spring AFO Features

  • Ossur AFO Leaf Spring Ankle Foot Orthosis has an excellent fit for most types of shoes
  • Variable thickness throughout the orthosis provides strength
  • The thin, flexible foot part is easy to trim with a pair of scissors
  • Absence of heel section for improved comfort Injection-molded polypropylene is lightweight
  • Provides good toe clearance and support
  • Injection-molded polypropylene is lightweight

Leaf Spring AFO Indications

  • Drop foot
  • Mild drop foot secondary to other neurological pathologies

Leaf Spring AFO Contraindications

  • Severe Drop foot
  • Ankle-foot deformities
  • M-L instability
  • Long term bracing need
  • Spasticity

Leaf Spring AFO Instructions for Use

  • Fitting the AFO to the Shoe
    -  If present, remove the insole from the shoe
    -  Adjust the shape of the footplate by grinding off excessive material
    -  Make sure the plate covers the entire surface of the shoe sole to prevent displacement in the shoe
    -  Ensure stability of the footplate on the shoe sole throughout the entire length of the shoe
  • Customizing the AFO
    -  Insert the AFO into the shoe and have the patient don the AFO. If desired, temporarily attach the padding material
    -  Check for excessive pressure points and, if necessary, remove the AFO from the patient's leg and apply minimal heat (< 90°) to reshape the AFO to relieve these points
  • Finishing the AFO
    -  If desired, permanently attach the padding to the AFO
    -  Attach hook and loop straps using Speed Rivets
    -  The AFO is now ready for use

Warnings

  • The AFO Leaf Spring is a supportive brace only and is not intended or guaranteed to prevent injury. Ossur accepts no responsibility for any injury which might occur while using this product
  • With the use of this type of device, it is possible to receive various types of skin irritation and or pressure points. If you experience any unusual discomfort while using this product, consult your health care provider immediately
  • Patients with foot neuropathy should not use this product

Leaf Spring AFO Instructions Manual

Leaf Spring AFO Specification

Size Men Shoe Women Shoe Inches
Small/Medium 2 - 4 3.5 - 5.5 9.25 - 10
Large 4.5 - 7 6 - 8 10.5 - 12

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