Orthotics

Real Life Prosthetics™  creates and designs unique orthotics that are custom made to each individual, specializing in custom knee-orthoses, custom ankle-foot orthoses, and even the latest AFO design of the future. 

We offer a custom knee-orthoses to protect athletes playing high risks sports, and to those post-injury or post-surgery.  The knee brace is custom fit from a cast mold and digital leg scan, making sure extra protection is added to specific parts of the knee. You can pick out what brace is best for you depending on the shape and size of your leg, your physical activity level, and seriousness of your osteoarthritis.  This custom knee-orthoses will reduce pain, inflammation and joint stiffness, reduce tissue and bone degeneration, and increase activity level and physical fitness.

 

A custom ankle-foot-orthoses is also available and can be made with a variety of different ankle joint options and posterior stops to meet different patient’s needs.  This orthoses has an overlapping shell that provides excellent rotational control and can be made available with polyethylene or similar boot, or UCBL style footplate.

Also offered at Real Life Prosthetics™  is a neurostimulator that is a braceless AFO design of the future.  The advanced Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) System is used for the treatment of Foot Drop which is caused by upper motor neuron injury such as Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, traumatic brain injury, and stroke. The WalkAide System stimulates the common peroneal nerve to lift the foot during movement, promoting a smoother and safer walking pattern. Users of the WalkAide System have more freedom to walk with or without footwear in any terrain.  This device is seen to improve walking speed with less fatigue, improve circulation, muscle conditon, and bone density.