AFOs: All About Ankle-Foot-Orthoses
An ankle-foot orthosis, better known as an AFO, is a medical device or a solid brace for the lower leg. The primary use of an AFO is to help patients walk safely regardless of the condition they’re suffering from.
There are different types of AFOs, and most of them are custom-made to provide the best possible care for the patient. AFO orthoses are one of the most prescribed types of orthoses in the US, and that’s because they have a wide application.