Pediatric gait poses special challenges due to the dynamic muscle tone that often presents in much of this population. Not only are there the usual ground reaction forces involved in gait biomechanics, but also top-down spasticity driven forces exacerbate gait deviations and deformities.
Now, KiddieGAIT offers innovative options that have never been available for AFO management of these challenges. Functional environments can be created that supplement gait function instead of immobilizing and inhibiting that function.
Start off on the right foot – give toddlers an orthosis that will allow their little feet to move in a more fluid and natural biomechanical gait pattern. Carbon composite with anterior shell, lateral strut, and an engineered footplate with open calcaneous. Designed to allow integration of your custom foot orthotic to help control ground-up forces. Lateral strut can also serve as a base to affix a T-Strap to control excessive eversion at the ankle. Anterior shell to assist in management of proximal deficits by helping to overcome either knee hyper- extension or crouch gait.
The ToeOFF® carbon composite AFO has proven itself invaluable for more than ten years in helping manage adult gait deficits, including those with some tone involvement. Now you can extend many of the benefits of this design concept to manage the lower extremity functional challenges of this younger population.
Gait deviation secondary to proprioceptive deficit (Either unstable or low-tone gait)
Toe-walker with no mid-foot collapse
Low Tone Crouch Gait
Lacking ROM towards dorsiflexion (need at least 5° dorsiflexion past neutral)
Very rigid foot structure
Fixed postural Genu Valgum or Genu Varum
Fixed postural Pes Valgus or Pes Varus
- Body Part
- Floor Reaction AFO
- Base L Code
- Additional L Codes
- Combined Stability
- Available in Custom
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