Custom AFO Gauntlets
A Gauntlet is also known as AFO which is an ankle foot orthoses. The gauntlet is a custom device specific to each individual patient. It is used to treat post tibialis tendon disfunction, severe pronation of the foot, ankle instability and pathologies associated with foot drop.
A patient who must wear a gauntlet typically also needs the correct footwear which can accommodate the AFO. Being properly fitted is essential to the patient's gait and comfort.
Once again, Long Island Comfort Shoes & Pedorthic Services has:
The selection of footwear which can accommodate the AFO.
Certified Pedorthist (C.Ped) on premises who fits the patient
The C.Ped. is a medical professional who specializes in the proper use of footwear. When there is a medical issue with the foot, your C.Ped. addresses your "footwear" needs.
The images below are just a few of the custom made gauntlets that we can properly fit with the necessary corrective footwear.