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Bodymedics Swedish AFO

Bodymedics Swedish AFO
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  • Lightweight polypropylene AFO for improved comfort and ambulation
  • Designed for sufferers of drop foot, as well as other foot issues
  • Touch-and-close fastenings are easy to use for patients and carers
  • Heat modifiable to ensure a tailored fit, for complete comfort
  
  
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Bodymedics Swedish AFO

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO is a brilliant solution to drop-foot and other foot issues. Coming in a variety of sizes and featuring a trimmable footplate, this AFO relieves pain and discomfort to quicken the rehabilitation process.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Swedish AFO

Sizing Information for the Bodymedics Swedish AFO

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO is available in four different sizes. We have attached an image below to demonstrate how we measure the base foot plate of the AFO.

How to measure your insoles

We measure the height of the AFO by measuring from the back of the base to the top of where the fabric strap is located. Please consult the table below for details and select the appropriate size for you from the drop-down menu above.

AFO Size Footplate Size (Length x Width) Height (Base to Fabric)
Small 23cm x 7cm 28.8cm
Medium 24.5cm x 8cm 31.5cm
Large 26cm x 9cm 34.8cm
Extra Large 27.5cm x 9.4cm 38.7cm

Minimum and Maximum Cuff Measurements

The Swedish AFO uses a hook and loop fastening to loosen/tighten the strap around the shin. Please view the table below to see the minimum and maximum circumference of this strap for each size.

AFO Size Minimum Circ. Maximum Circ.
Small 29cm 35.5cm
Medium 32cm 38cm
Large 35cm 40cm
Extra Large 36.5cm 44cm

When To Use an AFO

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO can be used for various issues, including:

  • Flaccid drop foot due to:
    • Cerebrovascular accidents
    • Motor neurone disease
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Other neurological impairments
    • Peroneal nerve injury 
    • Sciatica nerve lesion
  • Foot drag due to hemiplegia
  • Weak dorsiflexion

Key Features and Benefits of the Bodymedics Swedish AFO

  • Lightweight polypropylene for improved comfort and ambulation  
  • Low-profile arch and open heel assist shoe accommodation  
  • Easy to use touch-and-close fastenings  
  • Heat modifiable to ensure a tailored fit

Easy to Fit and Wear

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO features broad through loop touch-and-close calf straps to ensure easy and effective application. Featuring a low-profile arch and open heel, the Swedish AFO easily accommodates a variety of shoe styles.

What Materials Are Used In The Bodymedics Swedish AFO?

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO is made of Polypropylene, which has a number of benefits. It is low-friction and very resistant to moisture, keeping patients feeling fresh and clean all day long, which in turn prevents rubbing and infection. In addition, it is naturally strong, sturdy, and water resistant - making this a hygienic option suitable for wearing for hours on end.

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