The Step Smart Brace by Insightful Products is a more energy efficient ankle brace (AFO) design for drop foot patients. It uses a unique Jacob Joint with rubberized compression components that gently lifts the foot and ankle with each step, and allows for variable shock absorption at heel strike. The Step Smart drop foot brace comes with three different sets of replaceable compression stoppers that provide the right degree of clearance at swing phrase based on the weight of your body. The Step Smart brace for drop foot offers a dynamic lift that more closely resembles the normal swing through phase of walking. Walking feels more natural and is less taxing on your leg and hip muscles. Easy to use guide is included with each Step Smart brace - offers assistance in determining the correct compression component to use and how to install them in minutes.
Step Smart Brace Features:
- Dorsiflexion-assist Jacob Joint™ pushes foot into gentle dorsiflexion during swing phase.
- Comes complete with three sets of replaceable compression bumpers.
- Provides customized toe-off assistance through different compression components (stoppers).
- Fits inside all shoes and does not subscribe to foot length and lower leg height considerations like other models.
- Unique joint design provides the ability to feel the foot clear the floor with each step with dorsiflexion assistance.
- Adjustable shock absorption according to your weight and step length.
- Provides resistance to plantarflexion the instant the heel hits the ground.
- Makes walking feel natural and less tiresome.
- Two sizes - please see our sizing chart tab for important measurement instructions.
- Left/right specific.
- Made in the USA.
Recommended Manufacturer HCPC: L1971, L2210