Braces for the foot and ankle that can help provide additional support, protect injuries or return lost function.

Ligament Ankle Brace

Examples of Use:

  • Prevention of ankle sprains
  • Protection after ankle sprain
  • Instability of the ankle

Advantages:

  • Low profile
  • Fits into lace-up shoes
  • Can be used for sports

Rigid Ligament Ankle Brace

Examples of Use:

  • Prevention of ankle sprains
  • Protection after ankle sprain
  • Instability of the ankle

Advantages:

  • Semi-rigid for increased stability
  • Increased ML support

Airsport Ankle Brace

Examples of Use:

  • Prevention of ankle sprains
  • Protection after ankle sprain
  • Instability of the ankle

Advantages:

  • Semi-rigid shell for increased stability
  • Increased ML support
  • Aircell cushions and supports the ankle

Airlift PTTD Ankle Brace

Examples of Use:

  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)
  • Early acquired flat foot

Advantages:

  • Side stirrups allow for ML stability
  • Arch aircell for additional support under the arch

Cast Shoe

Examples of Use:

  • 2nd to 5th toe fractures
  • Minor forefoot injuries
  • Over dressings or bandages
  • Post surgery

Advantages:

  • Can be worn over dressings
  • Can be won over plaster casts
  • Protection and immobilisation for toes

Foot Up Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

Examples of Use:

  • Mild foot drop
  • Mild dorsiflexion weakness

Advantages:

  • Low profile
  • Able to be worn with shoes
  • Lifts foot up when walking
  • Foot Up shoeless wrap also available

Leafspring Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

Examples of Use:

  • Moderate¬†foot drop
  • Moderate dorsiflexion weakness

Advantages:

  • Plastic design offers increased support
  • Able to be worn in shoes
  • Superior support for foot drop

Carbon Fibre Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

Examples of Use:

  • Moderate to severe foot drop
  • Moderate to severe dorsiflexion weakness

Advantages:

  • Lightweight
  • Able to fit in shoes
  • Carbon fibre offers energy return¬†to increase ease of walking

Foot Orthotics / Insoles

Examples of Use:

  • Foot or ankle pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Metatarsalgia

Advantages:

  • We assess everyone individually to determine the type of Foot Orthotics best suited for them
  • From cushioning to firm insoles
  • Additional support / posts / wedges / domes added as required

Plantar Fasciitis Night Sock

Examples of Use:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pain when first getting out of bed

Advantages:

  • Soft design increases comfort when sleeping

Bed Resting Ankle Foot Orthosis (BRAFO)

Examples of Use:

  • Prolonged bed rest
  • To prevent pressure areas on heels
  • Prevent plantarflexion contracture

Advantages:

  • Rigid design offers superior support
  • Padding increases comfort