June 17, 2018

Turbomed Xtern: Fully Dynamic AFO

Run, Walk and Dance with the Turbomed Xtern fully Dynamic AFO

 

MAXIMIZING FUNCTIONALITY & COMFORT


The TurboMed Xtern AFO is a revolutionary new treatment option for drop foot. It’s unique patented design acts as an exoskeleton to the impaired limb and provides the user with unparalleled levels of function without discomfort or rubbing.The Xtern is a custom build modular ankle foot orthosis (AFO) made from highly durable thermoplastic (warrantied for 1 year in India). It attaches to the outside of footwear and is quickly and easily interchangeable from shoe to shoe.

Unlike many other AFO’s, the Xtern does not prevent ankle plantarflexion or limit dorsiflexion, making it easier and much more comfortable for patients to walk and run on slopes, stairs and uneven surfaces.

Features & Benefits:

  • Exoskeleton design fits onto the outside of the shoe
  • No skin contact with foot or ankle
  • Energy return due to patented design
  • Easily conforms to uneven ground and slopes
  • Highly durable thermoplastic (1 year warranty)
  • Heat Adjustable (to change width and dorsiflexion strength)
  • Easily transferable from shoe to shoe
  • Symmetrical design , Fits both right & Left foot
  • Easily positioned to invert or evert the foot if required

Clinical Limitations:

  • Inappropriate footwear
  • Gross fixed deformities of the foot and ankle
  • Severe Spasticity (Hypertonicity)
 Clinical Indications:
  • Drop Foot & Dorsiflexion weakness
  • Peroneal nerve injury
  • |harcot Marie Tooth (CMT)
  • Stroke (CVA)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

Can be used with:

  • Trainers/Running Shoes
  • Lace and velcro-fastening shoes/boots
  • Walking shoes/boots
  • Safety Work Boots/shoes
  • Dress Shoes
  • Sandals

Patient Videos:

https://youtu.be/6IensKWfTvM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IensKWfTvM

https://youtu.be/nZ2cSF2Pwh0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZ2cSF2Pwh0