Richie Brace® Dynamic Assist

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Dynamic Assist


  • Custom balanced foot orthotic
  • 30mm heel cup
  • Anatomic ankle axis hinge placement
  • Semi-rigid lower limb supports
  • Custom contoured footplate attachment
  • Tamarack flexural ankle joints


  • Dynamic dorsiflexion-assist
  • Control of varus/valgus alignment of the foot
  • Pure, unrestricted sagittal ankle motion
  • Optimal shoe fit

Treatment Guide: Partial of complete Dropfoot

  • Brace can be used if patient has Adducto-Varus foot deformity, Diabetic Charcot deformity without severe equinus, and body weight over 200 lbs.
  • Brace cannot be used if patient has Spasticity of plantar flexors or invertor muscle groups, moderate to severe weakness of pnatarflexors, severe Equinus, or an unstable knee.

Clinical Indications:

  • Post CVA (stroke)
  • Mild Muscular Dystrophy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Post spinal cord surgery
  • Diabetic Neuropathy

Casting – A marking is required for the medial and lateral malleoli on all negative casts

  • Use Ankle length STS sock that captures the medial and lateral malleoli

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