Heel Protector Elevates the Foot
PRO-heeLx Heel Protector
The Posey Company’s PRO-heeLx Heel Protector is designed to protect against heel ulcers and foot drop. The device elevates the foot and separates the heel from the mattress for bed-ridden and atr isk patients. The product’s Orthowick fabric liner minimizes heat, moisture, friction and shear on a patient’s feet, heels and ankles, and the lower support design keeps feet in an upright position. The unit is equipped with adjustable straps and is available in three comfort fit sizes.
Aetrex Worldwide Inc.
Biomechanical Footwear Available in a Variety of Styles
Ambulator Biomechanical Footwear
Aetrex’s Ambulator Biomechanical Footwear collection limits stress to areas of the foot most susceptible to pain. The shoes feature hidden depth rocker soles, soft leather or Plastazote lining, slip-resistant polyurethane soles and leather uppers. The men’s line offers boat shoe, classic, stitched and moc toe oxfords, slip-on and single-strap shoe styles. The women’s line features two classic lace and striped lace styles and four mary jane and clog options. Ambulators are recommended for individuals with diabetes and arthritis.
Sroufe Healthcare Products
Shoe Inlay Provides Stability
Sher Slim Line Inlay
The Sher Slim Line Inlay from Sroufe Healthcare features a semirigid polypro shell covered with high rebound polyurethane grey Poron and a leatherette top cover. The material is designed to keep the foot from slipping forward in the shoe and the abrasive tear drop on the heel maintains the inlay’s position. The product can be custom molded for high and low arches, and is available in sizes for women and men.
Vasyli Medical Launches Orthotic for Diabetics
The Vasyli Armstrong maximizes shear reduction and reduces pressure. The orthotic is constructed of a heat moldable EVA base with a Teflon layer to reduce shear, a Sorbon layer for comfort, a layer of memory foam to reduce plantar pressure and an Outlast top cover to control temperature and eliminate hot spots. The product directly targets shear force with patented Glidesoft technology.
Strap Lok Provides Better Ankle Support
Swede-O has launched the re-designed Strap Lok ankle brace with a full top strap. The Strap Lok is constructed of lightweight, durable ballistic nylon and features figure eight straps that lock the ankle in a protected position. A new, fully adjustable top strap provides additional stabilization of the ankle and a more secure fit. Exclusive offset panel traps the laces between the inner and outer panels to hold the laces tighter and longer while the close-spaced eyelets lock the heel in place and prevents shifting. The Strap Lok is manufactured with a full elastic back for a more conforming fit that helps eliminate blistering. The breathable tongue wicks moisture away from the skin to keep the ankle cool and dry. The Strap Lok is available in white or black and comes in six sizes (XS-XXL) to fit most patients.(800) 525-9339
Modular Orthotic Fitting System Offers Customizable Padding
Designed to fit in extra depth shoes for maximum comfort and protection, Acor’s Modular Orthotic Fitting System (MOrFS) offers a P-cell top layer and Microcel puff base. . The Walking MORF-0102 provides an X-Static lined puff top layer with a Multicork base and fits in a walking shoe. The Active MORF-0103 has an X-Static lined puff top layer with a firm Microcel puff base and slides into athletic shoes for protection and support from heel to toe. MOrFS provides practitioners with flexibility and control when fitting the device for a particular condition. Practitioners can select any combination of metatarsal bars, pads and reliefs, heel depressions, wedging, posting, arch fills or any other modification necessary.800-237-2267
Premier O&P Custom Fabrication
Leather Gauntlet Helps Ttreat Several Orthopedic Ailments
The AFO gauntlet offers the support and functionality necessary for treating PTTD, Charcot Foot, Chronic Ankle Pain and Alignment Deformities. The leather-lined AFO gauntlet is available with a full heel, open heel or leaf heel 1/8-inch polypropylene reinforcement. The Premiere AFO is available as a standard lace up with Velcro closure for maximum comfort and compliance. A 1-inch padded collar provides additional support. The gauntlet is available in tan or black leather, and this product is manufactured within 14 days. (518) 280-4885
Alpha Physical Therapy Inc.
Arm Sling Lets Limb Heal in Style
The Sling-Ki, designed for shoulder-related injuries, features a cell phone pocket and a zippered accessory pouch. The sling is available in four patterns: leopard, flower power, camouflage and dress black. The product provides a comfortable fit for all shapes and sizes. (401) 223-0230
Euro International Inc.
The Euro SporTec Golf Insole addresses the foot, knee and back pain associated with the impact and rotational force that golfers experience. The insole not only supports the foot, but also provides shock absorption, and pressure and shear force reduction. The foot is stabilized with a special carbon elastic foil base layer. The shock absorbing pads are embedded in the cover of the insole. The heel and metatarsal pads are made of PPT and provide maximum support. A DYASOFT arch wedge helps reduce pressure and increase comfort. (800) 378.2480
Stability/Osteoarthritis Pressure Relief for Active Clients
The M.4 OA knee brace is designed to ease pain from unilateral osteoarthritis and all indications requiring pressure relief. The design provides pressure relief of the medial or lateral joint compartment by a well-cushioned, padded, three-point relief system that off-loads the effected compartment into a varus/valgus position. The brace safeguards against hyperextension by limiting flexion and extension. The ultra-flat, lightweight and non-protruding Avional aluminum frame and hinge are rigid and durable. The Physioglide hinge closely matches the movement of the knee joint and reduces downward pressure, minimizing migration.