Pelican Hinged AFO
Trade Only Product
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- Features & Benefits
One shell dynamic orthosis made from low density polyethylene.
Shell surrounds the tibial and fibular malleoli and comes into contact with the entire plantar surface, featuring a hinged ankle joint which enables the adjustment of dorsiflexion limit. Polyethylene foam is used to line the hinged region offering enhanced comfort and protection to the malleoli.
Shell extends from mid calf to the proximal edge of the metatarsal heads with a midfoot Velcro closure system ensuring appropriate fitting with trimmable straps. Comfort pads for the toe and dorsal midfoot regions are also included.
Adjustable and trimmable lightweight design. Latex free.
Controls plantarflexion and toe walking.
Realigns entire foot and supports the medial longitudinal arch.
Facilitates the development of movement patterns for a more natural gait.
Increased control of knee hyperextension.
Ankle angle can be adjusted using posterior screw (Allen key provided).
Low profile design for ease of accommodation in patient’s footwear.
Prefabricated for instant use and sized by simple foot measurement.
Advisory Notice: When fitting it is recommended to choose a size that leaves approximately 1cm of space between the end of the orthosis & the foot.
- Indications for Use
Incapacity or weakness of dorsiflexion, excessive plantar flexion, hyperextension of the knee, instability as a result of low or high muscle tone, lack of coordination or balance.