Northcliff Orthopaedic Centre provide Ankle-Foot Orthosis. The mobility of our customers is priority one for us. Therefore we offer a large selection of supports and orthoses to ensure optimal treatment for foot and ankle injuries.
An AFO is a device that can be supplied off the shelve or custom made for the more severe cases.
Indication for an AFO.
-Foot drop (Peroneal nerve damage)
WalkOn® Carbon Fiber Family of AFOs
The WalkOn® lower leg orthosis is designed for active patients with foot dorsiflexion weakness or paralysis.
The 28U11 WalkOn® AFO is especially designed for active patients with weak dorsiflexion or paralysis. It flexibly and passively limits plantar flexion and ensures dynamic foot repositioning. Made from preimpregnated carbon fibers, the lightweight orthosis is stable and offers high energy return.
The WalkOn Flex 28U22 and the WalkOn Trimable 28U23 provide all the benefits of the standard WalkOn carbon fiber AFO with the convenience of shaping the footplate with a scissors.
The Morton's Extension is used for Morton's neuroma, Hallux rigidus, stress fractures and hallx malleus. These extremely lightweight carbon composite extensions are available in a variety of shapes and lengths.
Air Walker/ Moonboot
A pneumatic (air) walker is easily adjusted to achieve the desired amount of compression and custom fit to various swelling patterns. The pneumatic system increases stability and comfort. The use of air has a positive effect on decreasing pain and swelling and the amount of air can easily be adjusted via an integrated pump to achieve required compression and optimal individual fit. The strut design conforms to the patient's anatomy, ensuring a better fit and increased wearing comfort.
A pneumatic (air) walker is easily adjusted to achieve the desired amount of compression and custom fit to various swelling patterns.This brace is also used for "Toe" fractures or any fracture before the metatarsal bones