Discover the realities of foot drop: a condition with varying outcomes based on its root cause. While not ‘curable,’ it’s manageable. Learn about nerve damage recovery, the impact of stroke, and why timely medical evaluation is crucial. Explore effective management strategies for improved mobility and well-being. Click to read our insights and experiences.
A few years ago, Joseph Saenz, a makeup artist and actor in Los Angeles, found himself in a near-death situation. As a result of a medical emergency, he developed #dropfoot. Looking for a solution to get back to the activities he enjoys, he “stumbled” upon the Step-Smart Brace by Insightful Products. And, as they say in Hollywood, the rest is history!
Drop Foot, also known as foot drop, is a condition where you have difficulty lifting the front part of your foot, making it challenging to walk and maintain balance. Here are some general exercises and strategies that may help improve the strength and function of the muscles involved in foot dorsiflexion (lifting the foot).
Check out our video about “Why you might want to use Uneven Tensors with your Step-Smart® Brace”.
You’ll find in your box the Step-Smart Brace, two additional bumper sets (green and black), a Velcro horseshoe, and a pamphlet. The front of the pamphlet will have all of our contact information if you ever have any questions. Watch this video to learn more.
Unlock the unique adjustments of the Jacob joint with Ian’s expert tips on ‘Foot of the Week.’ Learn how the included longer tensor can correct your brace’s angle for unprecedented comfort. Avoid common fitting issues by following our step-by-step guidance. Tune in for clever solutions to enhance your brace’s fit.