Lower Extremity Orthotics covers a large array of different styles and functions of bracing. At New Horizons we have extensive experience in all categories of Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO's), Knee Orthoses (KO's) and Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFO'S)
Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) - covers anything that has affected the foot and ankle, whether it be drop foot where the patient is no longer able to raise their toes, ankle instability or conditions were the foot and ankle have a large deformity that is needing correction or support. At New Horizons, we have extensive experience in all these categories. We can address any condition that is involved and able to design a custom device to be able to appropriately fit and correct the issue.
Knee Orthosis (KO) - typically thought of as a sporting related injury, there are many conditions that require a knee orthosis. Whether it be hyperextension or instability, we will work with your physician to be able to identify and create the most effective brace to address the individual's needs.
Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis (KAFO) -this is a long leg brace, where we need to control both the knee and the ankle due to an underlying cause, from a neurological event to a trauma.
The New Horizons team has over 20 years of experience in the orthotic field and we are able to create an individual brace that is both comfortable and functionally appropriate for each patient. We work with your physician to be able to identify the appropriate bracing and create the appropriate orthosis to meet the individual's needs and allow them to return to an active lifestyle, along with our standard follow up program to ensure a positive outcome.