Ankle contracture boot
Ankle contracture boots are used when resting or individuals are unable to walk. They work by holding the foot and ankle in a static stretch which can be adjusted depending on the requirements.
Spasticity is frequently treated with the use of splints or orthoses. Splints can be used for both upper and lower limb spasticity and can be dynamic or static in the support they provide. Splints are available both as stock items and custom made depending on the requirements.
There are many indications for using splints for spasticity. These include:
If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a splint for spasticity please contact us to discuss.
Splints are used in the treatment of spasticity caused by a variety of conditions including:
This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a splint for spasticity please contact us to discuss.
There are many benefits that come from using splints for spasticity. These include:
There are many benefits using a splint in spasticity management to find out more please contact us to discuss.
There are many different splints suitable for treating spasticity including:
The process to receive a splint for spasticity would be:
Your assessment for spasticity splints will vary on the type of splint required. However our team will undertake an assessment discussing your requirements and needs as well as observing your level of spasticity and its impact. Using this information the team will make suggestions about appropriate splints. Once the best splint has been selected you will be measured and if required cast. These details will then be sent to your manufacturer for your splint to be made. On completion you will be required to attend for a fitting where you will be shown how to wear and use your splint.