Boston Othotics and Prosthetics

AFOs

Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics is an expert in manufacturing and fitting ankle foot orthotics (AFOs). All our AFOs are manufactured using the best materials. Our custom fabricated AFOs utilize a cast or scan of the patients. Hand modification or Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology are utilized to ensure the best and most comfortable fit. Our pre fabricated, off-the-shelf solutions are manufactured in a number of standard sizes for an affordable and fast alternative. 

Custom Fabricated AFOs

Solid Ankle AFO

For the treatment of:

  • Excessive pronation
  • Heel inversion or eversion
  • Forefoot abduction or adduction
  • Gait instability

Provides maximum ankle stability. Trim lines determined by medical necessity and through gait analysis. Can be fabricated with a molded inner bootie to help provide improved foot alignment in the AFO to reduce tone.

Articulated AFO

For the treatment of:

  • Excessive pronation
  • Heel inversion or eversion
  • Forefoot abduction or adduction
  • Knee instability

Provides controlled ankle movement. Motion determined by medical necessity and determined through gait analysis. Can be fabricated with a molded inner bootie to help provide improved foot alignment in the AFO to reduce tone.

Floor (Ground) Reaction AFO

For the treatment of:

  • Excessive pronation
  • Heel eversion
  • Forefoot abduction
  • Crouch gait

Provides optimal dorsiflexion stop mechanics for crouch gait patterns. Can be fabricated with a molded inner bootie to help provide improved foot alignment in the AFO to reduce tone.

Posterior Leaf Spring (PLS) AFO

For the treatment of:

  • Foot drop
  • Heel eversion
  • Forefoot abduction
  • Gait instability

Control plantarflexion at heel strike and maintain dorsiflexion during the swing phase of the gait cycle. Can be fabricated with a molded inner bootie to help provide improved foot alignment in the AFO to reduce tone.

AFOs Available in Both Custom & Pre Fabricated Custom Fit

Boston Soft AFO

For the treatment of:

  • Myelomeningocele
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Trauma
  • Ducubitus ulcer prevention
  • Plantar fascitis

Benefits:

  • Enhances lower extremity postioning
  • Reduces spastic tone
  • Made with non-allergenic foam
  • Built-in heel relief promotes patient comfort and the healing of ulcers
  • Easily cleaned with soap and water
  • An optional anti-rotation stabilizer can be added for a small charge

Boston Soft AFO Standard Module Size Chart