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Trulife Matrix Medial AFO

Trulife Matrix Medial AFO
  • Streamlined and lightweight AFO with trimmable strap
  • For low to high activity patients with unilateral or bilateral drop foot
  • Padded cuff and strap with narrowed medial arch for wearer comfort
  • Foot plate allows smooth transition from mid-stance to toe-off
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Trulife Matrix Medial AFO

Designed for ultimate wearer comfort with a narrower medial arch, padded cuff and strap, the Trulife Matrix Medial AFO is ideal for those with unilateral or bilateral drop foot. The lightweight carbon composite material and the ergonomic foot plate makes it suitable with both low and high activity patients.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Black Ankle Foot Orthosis

What is An AFO?

AFO stands for Ankle Foot Orthosis and they're specially designed medical devices to support your foot and ankle. If you've ever suffered from foot drop due to weakened nerves or a recent stroke, you will know the effect that it can have on your day-to-day life. These orthotic braces fit into your shoes and provide additional aid to keep your foot from falling and help with recovery.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Streamlined foot plate makes it easier to fit into shoes
  • Made with lightweight carbon composite for extra comfort
  • Foot plate designed to allow smooth transition from mid-stance to toe-off
  • Straps can be trimmed as required for a perfect fit
  • Narrower in the medial arch allows for a better shoe fit
  • Padded cuff and strap enhances wearer comfort
  • Provide comfortable support to patients with unilateral or bilateral drop foot
  • Extremely easy to apply and remove for improved compliance
  • Available in four sizes to accommodate most patients
  • Engineered and tested to two-year warranty period to ISO 22675

Which Size Do I Need?

The Trulife Matrix Medial is available in four sizes. Please refer to our sizing table below for more information, taking into account both the 'Support Height' as well as the 'Foot Length' to ensure the AFO will fit comfortably. If your foot length falls within two sizes, we recommend you choose the larger size as the foot plate can be grounded down.

Size Footplate Length  Support Height
Small 23.5cm (9.3") 35cm (13.8")
Medium 25cm (9.8") 36.5cm (14.4")
Large 26.5cm (10.4") 38cm (15")
Extra Large 28cm (11") 39.5cm (15.6")

Who Can Benefit from Using the Matrix Medial AFO?

The Trulife Matrix Medial is designed for low to high activity patients with unilateral or bilateral drop foot. You might find it useful to help with your walking if you've suffered from the following:

  • Stroke
  • Nerve injury
  • Brain and spinal cord disorder
  • Neural muscular atrophy
  • Post surgery
  • General muscle weakness

Which Conditions Is this Support Designed For?

This foot orthotic is effective for the following conditions:

  • Drop foot (also known as drag foot)
  • Weak ankles
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Peroneal palsy
  • Flaccid foot drop after neurological impairment
  • Moderate spastic equinus foot

How Comfortable Is this Brace?

The Matrix Medial is part of their updated range and features a soft padding cuff and strap for enhanced wearer comfort. It's lightweight and streamlined with a narrowed medial arch to fit comfortably in your shoes.

How Durable Is the Matrix Medial?

The Matrix Medial is made of strong carbon composite that provides greater stability and durability. It comes with a 2-year warranty for your peace of mind.

What Type of Shoes Can I Wear this AFO With?

To ensure your foot plate retains its optimal performance for longer, your footwear should have a firm heel counter, 10mm heel pitch, non-slip flexible sole and enough room to accommodate the orthosis. It should not be worn with high heels and boots.

How Do I Wear The Matrix Medial?

  1. Remove inlay and place Matrix Medial in shoe.
  2. Place inlay over the top of the foot plate. (The inlay can be custom, off the shelf or supplied with the user's footwear.)
  3. Insert foot into shoes with laces loosened and then fasten straps.
  4. Check fit by performing a trial walk.
    • Ensure your knee is not hyper-extended.
    • Make sure there are no pressure areas which may lead to sores or ulceration.

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User Instructions

Please download and refer to this instruction manual before use for your safety.

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