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.
This state-of-the-art WalkAide system is not covered by most insurances. Please make sure to contact Real Life Prosthetics™ as soon as possible for benefits verification. We want to make sure you have a complete understanding of what your financial obligation (out-of-pocket) will be prior to your neuromuscular testing appointment.