Stroke rehabilitation program: AFOs

Support and stability for people with drop foot due to stroke. Braceworks welcomes referrals for ankle-foot orthoses, AFOs.

The Stroke Rehabilitation Program offers support for inpatients and outpatients in a number of Calgary locations.

Specialists in Physiatry
Dr. Sean Dukelow, Dr. Ken Lam, Dr. Steve McNeil, Dr. Gentson Leung

Inpatients
Foothills Medical Centre
Dr. Vernon Fanning Care Centre
Outpatients
Community Accessible Rehabilitation (CAR)
Association for Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured (ARBI)
Early Supported Discharge (ESD)
As well as Braceworks and other private rehabilitation facilities
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WalkOn® Family of AFOs

Lighten your load
Lightweight and durable, The WalkOn lower leg orthosis is designed to help lift and support light to severe drop foot. This lower leg orthosis will allow you to complete everyday tasks, like walking up and down stairs, easily and more naturally.
The WalkOn’s featherweight design will fit inside of your favorite shoes comfortably. The strut and calf pad will go unnoticed under your pant leg.
Heat and moisture reduction
The WalkOn calf pad consists of Phase Change Material. Originally developed for NASA, PCM provides temperature management by absorbing excess heat and reducing the potential for moisture buildup.
On the spot fitting
Your orthotist will be able to customize and fit your WalkOn Trimable and WalkOn Flex in minutes.
Contact your orthotist to learn more about personalizing your footplate. Call 403-240-9100 or request an appointment online.

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Also see
The Stroke Rehabilitation Program in University of Calgary

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