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Selecting the Best AFO

Selecting the Best AFO

Prescribing and Choosing AFOs for Adult Acquired Flatfoot

A weightbearing examination is essential to determine whether a Richie Brace ® or a Stabilizer Gauntlet AFO will effectively treat adult acquired flatfoot (posterior tibial dysfunction). A non‐weightbearing exam may be misleading when determining the best device to prescribe and could result in ill‐fitting, uncomfortable devices for your patient.

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