Richie AeroSpring Bracing System

Eliminate the need for a walking boot with an alternative that patients prefer!

The Richie AeroSpring Bracing System® offers new options for podiatrists who commonly prescribe walking boots for challenging musculoskeletal conditions of the lower extremity. It’s simply better!

Benefits:

  • No AFO casting necessary
  • Paired with a custom foot orthotic
  • Lightweight for improved compliance
  • Allows patients to drive while wearing

Treatment Guide:

  • Achilles Offloading System
    • Tendinopathy of the Achilles tendon
    • Non-surgical management of the Achilles tendon rupture
    • Post-surgical management of the Achilles tendon rupture
  • Plantar Fascia Offloading System
    • Severe recalcitrant plantar heel pain syndrome
  • Dropfoot Stability System
    • Neurologic conditions resulting in foot drop or loss of posterior lower leg muscle strength
  • Midfoot Offloading System
    • Treatment of sprain of the tarsometatarsal (TMT) joints
    • Treatment of degenerative arthritis of the midfoot joints

Casting:

  •  Only cast for custom orthotic paired with brace

Achilles Offloading System Features:

  • Carbon fiber ankle foot orthosis-controls ankle joint dorsiflexion and load on the Achilles tendon
  • Custom functional foot orthosis (one pair)-controls rearfoot pronation
  • Patented “Richie ArchLock”-offloads the medial-central band of the plantar fascia
  • Graduated 20mm heel wedges – 2 layers of 10mm

Plantar Fascia Offloading System Features:

  • Carbon fiber ankle foot orthosis-controls ankle joint dorsiflexion and load on the Achilles tendon
  • Custom functional foot orthosis (one pair)-controls rearfoot pronation
  • Patented “Richie ArchLock”-offloads the medial-central band of the plantar fascia
  • Graduated 10mm heel wedges

Midfoot Offloading System Features:

  • Carbon fiber ankle foot orthosis-controls ankle joint dorsiflexion and load on the Achilles tendon
  • Custom functional foot orthosis (one pair)-controls rearfoot pronation
  • Patented “Richie ArchLock”-offloads the medial-central band of the plantar fascia
  • Carbon fiber footplate with toe rocker-offloads dorsiflexion bending movements across the midfoot
  • Graduated 10mm heel wedges

Dropfoot Stability System Features:

  • Carbon fiber ankle foot orthosis-controls ankle joint dorsiflexion and load on the Achilles tendon
  • Custom functional foot orthosis (one pair)-controls rearfoot pronation
  • Patented “Richie Wedge”-lateral offloads the medial-central band of the plantar fascia
  • Carbon fiber footplate with toe rocker-diminishes dorsiflexion of the MTP’s and engagement of the windlass