AFO, ankle stabilisation fabric support, non-elastic, custom made


Non-elastic fabric support to stabilise the ankle region, and/or to support varus/valgus tendencies in the ankle joint and/or to support a light drop-foot problem.
Made from stiffer textile with or without reinforced parts from textile or plastic, with adjustable locking systems.
Custom made.

Production Type

Custom Made

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061206120600 - Orthosis, lower limb, ankle-foot, to limit range of joint motion, normal load


Permanently and temporarely

User Characteristics

Indications are for example moderate instabilities of the ankle.

Indications are e.g.:
* ankle lesion of ligaments
* distortion
* weakness or ruptures of the ankle ligaments
* light peroneus paresis
* light paresis of the footlifters
* preventive

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b7108 - Impairment in mobility of other specified joint functions
1b7158 - Impairment in stability of other specified joints
2d4154 - Limitation in maintaining a standing position
2d450 - Limitation in walking
2d5702 - Limitation in maintaining one's health

Contra Indication Text

Severe instabilities and spastic paresis

Intended Use Text

Supposed to stabilise the ankle joint moderately, keep the ankle joints and ligaments in neutral position during the swing phase and to prevent it for trauma during walking and participation in society.
To be applied in case the prefabricated version does not fit due to impairments of body functions and/or structures.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b7108 - To support, protect or train mobility of other specified joints
1b7158 - To support, protect or train stability of other specified joints
1iu1.1 - To prevent deformities in alignment
1iu2.1 - To limit range of joint motion
2d4154 - To support or train maintaining a standing position
2d450 - To support or train walking
2d5702 - Maintaining one's health

Related Terms

Ankle gauntlet
Springgelenk bandage (Germany)
Knochel bandage (Germany)