SpryStep® plus
SpryStep® plus

SpryStep® plus

SpryStep® plus

SPIRAL ANTERIOR SHELL DYNAMIC ANKLE-FOOT ORTHOSIS

Properties:

  • Anterior shell dynamic ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) that supports the foot/ankle complex and can guide the knee into extension and facilitate weak plantar flexors in propulsion.
  • Adjustable and trimmable orthosis (by cutting) in length by the healthcare professional authorized to dispense, prepare and adapt the SpryStep® plus anterior AFO.
  • The diversity of materials used offers a good combination of flexibility and rigidity to improve walking and comfort for the patient, with a forefoot that remains flexible while walking.

Indications:
Lower limb weakness of neurological, traumatic or muscular origin:

  • Fatigable footdrop
  • Footslap, footdrop
  • Excessive plantarflexion during swing phase (secondary to weak dorsiflexors)
  • Weakness of the pretibial muscles ≤ 3
  • Plantar flexor strengths 3 or 4
  • Mild knee instability during stance phase
  • Moderate knee instability during stance phase
  • Mild quadriceps weakness
  • Hip hiking / contralateral trunk lean

Contraindications:

  • Severe spasticity of the foot and ankle
  • Open ulcers of the foot, ankle or lower leg
  • Severe edema
  • Severe foot and ankle deformities
  • Severe fixed ankle varus or valgus conditions
  • Non-correctable triplanar instability
  • Plantarflexion contracture
  • Running/high impact activities
  • Not recommended for patients weighing more than 120 kg
  • Do not use the product in case of uncertain diagnosis
  • Do not place the product in contact with an injured skin
  • Known material allergy

CHARACTERISTICS