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Posterior Lateral Strut AFO

The Posterior Lateral Strut AFO is designed similarly to the Lateral Strut AFO, but wraps posteriorly, using the calf section of the leg to pickup the toe. It also provides an anteriorly directed force at heel strike to help correct recravatum. The Posterior Lateral Strut is custom made from a cast and comes with a foam liner, Velcro® strap and custom foam footbed.

Indications
Drop foot, MS patients needing recravatum control

Contraindications
See Contraindications to Carbon Bracing

Recommeded Activity Level
Low to moderate activity levels

Suggested L-Codes

L-1940

A semi-rigid molded plastic orthosis to hold the foot in neutral position (dorsi-plantar flexion), controls foot position, custom molded from a model of the patient, custom fabricated, includes casting and cast preparation

L-2755

Addition to lower extremity orthosis, high strength, lightweight material, all hybrid lamination/prepreg composite, per segment

L-2820 Addition to lower extremity orthosis, soft interface for molded plastic, below knee section

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Posterior Lateral Strut AFO

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