The Richie Brace

The Richie Brace is an Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO). An AFO is a brace, usually made of plastic, that is worn on the lower leg and foot to support the ankle in the correct position.

It is used to treat a wide variety of foot & ankle pathologies such as Drop Foot, Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity, Lateral Ankle Instability & Ankle Subtalar Degenerative Joint Disease.

The lightweight construction & low-profile design features of the Richie Brace allows better shoe fit, more freedom of movement and reduced pain from injury.

The Richie Brace can be used as part of a rehabilitation programme or as a life long medical device.

The Richie Brace is a completely bespoke device. it is made from an impression cast taken of the patient’s foot and lower leg.

The Richie Brace ® is a revolutionary alternative to traditional ankle braces and ankle -foot orthoses (AFO’s). Carol Howlett & Judith Dickinson are fully trained in this procedure, so if you would like an assessment please contact us.