A KAFO is a long-leg orthosis that spans the knee, ankle, and the foot in an effort to stabilize the joints and assist the muscles of the leg. Although there are several common indications for such an Orthosis, muscle weakness and paralysis of the leg are the ones most frequently identified. The most common causes of muscle weakness include spinal cord injury, poliomyelitis, muscular dystrophy and multiple sclerosis. This type of device typically consists of 2 steel side and leather upholstered metal bands.
This orthoses offers traditional leather and metal construction and is fabricated from supplied measurements/chart. It can be supplied as rigid or with various ankle joints options and leather colour to match footwear if preferred. Normally used to control drop foot or inversion/eversion of the foot.