Exercises for Drop Foot

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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. It can be caused by various underlying conditions such as nerve injuries, muscle weakness, or neurological disorders.

The Hip Square and accompanying piece

What is a Hip Square?

Kathy Fisher Step-Smart Accessories

Transcript:  Hi! Ian Engelman here from Insightful Products. I’ve got David here. David does not have drop foot but for purposes of demonstrating an uneven hip height or pelvic obliquity, he’s helping us out. Thanks for doing that. So he’s got a Step-Smart Brace on his left side and because …

Ian shows you how to create the brace-shoe combination as a way of donning both your shoe and the brace at the same time.

AFO Shoe Combination

Kathy Fisher Step Smart Brace adjustments

Video Transcript: Hi! Ian here from Insightful Bracing. We help people walk. And one of the ways we help people walk is to make it easy for them to get the brace on their foot. What we try to inspire in our customers is to use the brace-shoe combination as …

A close up photo of the Foot Funnel

Foot Funnel® Shoehorn – A Shoe Aid

Ian Foot Funnel

The Foot Funnel® shoehorn is a “dressing aid ” or shoe aid and is an alternative to the long-handled shoehorn and makes shoe donning easier for those that have trouble bending, twisting, and reaching. “What is a shoehorn?” It is a shoe aid or shoe donner. As a dressing aid, …

Ian Engelman showing how to don the Step-Smart brace

Two Styles of Donning the Step-Smart

Ian Shoe Donning

This week, Ian shares two ways you can don your Step-Smart brace. Watch and find the way that works best for you! Video Transcript: Hi! Ian here. In this video what we’re gonna show is a couple of ways you can put on your Step-Smart brace. We call it donning …

Ian Engelman talking about the advantages of the short footplate on the Step Smart Brace

Why The Step-Smart Brace is Small

Kathy Fisher AFO

It has come to our attention often that people wonder how The Step-Smart Brace for Drop Foot can be as effective as other Ankle-Foot Orthotics (AFO’s) while having a shorter footplate. The answer is in the unique design and how the brace works in conjunction with your shoe. In this …

Ian Engelman talking about how to find the right size for your Step-Smart brace

How to Choose the Correct Step-Smart Brace Size For You

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In this short video, we show you how to quickly discern what size Step-Smart brace is best for you and why wearing the correct size is important. The Step-Smart brace comes in an X-Small, Small/Medium, Large/X-Large, and XX-Large configuration. To make sizing easier, we’ve translated sizing to match standard shoe …