The Step-Smart Brace is an ankle foot orthosis (AFO) designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or neurological disabilities causing drop foot. This custom AFO /ankle brace allows for more efficient gait by providing resistance to plantarflexion the instant the heel hits the ground. Plantarflexion is important at heel strike because it moves the floor reaction force more to the anterior. By providing a pre-load that controls deceleration at contact, the Step-Smart minimizes the shock o
The Blaze MI Is an ankle foot orthosis designed to control the medial side of the ankle for people with lower extremity disabilities or conditions such as PTT (posterior tibial tendonitis), excessive pronation, tibialis dysfunction and internal rotation. The Blaze MI features malleolar window that is intended to provide control and comfort. The medial articulation and the broad medial surface prevents discomfort and skin breakdown to the medial malleolus. This orthosis's sustentaculum tali (ST)
The Blaze LI Is an ankle foot orthosis designed to reduce lateral malleolar pressure and control external tibial rotation and supination for people with lower extremity disabilities or conditions such as lateral instability of the ankle. The Blaze LI features an “I” strap that runs diagonally across the front of the orthosis.
The Blaze AI Is an ankle foot orthosis designed to provide ankle support for everyday activities for people with lower extremity disabilities or conditions such as excessive pronation and external rotation. It can also be used to prevent ankle problems.
The Foot Funnel
The Foot Funnel is designed for hands-free shoe donning as an alternative to a long handled shoe horn. It is designed to help users with a limited range of motion, trouble bending over, and upper extremity or grasping difficulties, slide easily into their shoes. The concept behind the Foot Funnel is that it is designed to aid users with limited lumbar rotation and to aid those who lack the strength and dexterity to handle a traditional shoe horn, or long handled shoe horn. The Foot Funnel is a