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Foot Up Orthosis For Foot Drop

Many people are given a Functional Electrical Stimulator (FES) to help with foot drop by stimulating the muscles in the leg with each step to lift the toes and aid walking. Some find this an uncomfortable device to use, and it can be a little inconvenient. I was recently shown Foot Up by someone with foot drop. It’s a discreet and comfortable orthosis for use by those with foot drop and supports the foot from the moment it’s lifted. I thought I’d post the link here as it’s a great alternative to an FES. There are versions to be worn with shoes and without shoes, and it’s easy to swap between footwear. Foot Up


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