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AFO (Ankle-Foot Orthosis) Category

AFO (Ankle-Foot Orthosis)

5 Best Drop Foot Brace For Walking

Also known as an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO), a foot drop brace is a medical device designed to help people who suffer from a condition called “foot drop or “drop foot.” Typically worn on the lower leg, the drop foot brace keeps the ankle and foot from inverting and dropping and helps individuals to walk more naturally. Find the 5 best foot drop braces at HPFY.

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How to Treat Foot Drop?

Foot drop or drop foot is not a ailment in itself but a sign of underlying nerve damage, muscle damage or skeletal and anatomical abnormality. People suffering from foot drop have difficulty lifting the front part of the foot. The front portion of the foot drags on the ground which makes walking difficult and increases the risk of accidental falls. Foot drop can be both temporary and permanent.

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