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Boxia Drop Foot AFO Brace

Learn How to Fit Your Boxia Drop Foot AFO Brace

3 CommentsMonday, 9 October 2017

The Boxia Drop Foot AFO Brace is a revolutionary brace that provides a comfortable and cosmetic method for treating drop foot. It consists of only three essential components that make fitting it incredibly quick and simple. Our short guide on How to Fit Your Boxia Drop Foot AFO Brace is here to make sure you know exactly how the brace works and what you need to do to make it as effective as it can be.

Sizing Your Boxia Drop Foot Brace

Sizing of the Boxia Brace is a crucial step in making sure the support will fit perfectly and provide maximum support at all times. The process is incredibly quick and easy, as it only involves two simple steps.

First, measure the ankle circumference just above the ankle bone, and then measure the foot circumference immediately behind the ball of the foot. Once you have your measurements, consult the table below to find the right size for you.

Size Ankle Circumference (cm) Foot Circumference (cm)
Extra Small 13 - 17cm N/A
Small 17 - 21cm 17 - 21cm
Medium 21 - 25cm 21 - 25cm
Large 25 - 29cm 25 - 29cm

 

 

 

 

Essential Components

Boxia Drop Foot Brace Components

Each Boxia AFO Brace unit consists of the following components:

  • Ankle Strap for fitting around the ankle
  • Hook for placing inside the shoe
  • Tension Straps ensure the brace stays in place
  • S-Shaped Hook connects the strap and the hook

Step by Step Boxia Brace Application Instructions

Step 1: Placing the Tongue and Hook Attachment

Open the shoelaces of the shoe and put the plate Hook attachment between the tongue of the shoe and the shoelaces.

Fitting Boxia Drop Foot Brace

Step 2: Fitting the Ankle Strap

Attach the Ankle Strap above the ankle, matching the gel pad with Achilles tendon.

Fitting Boxia Drop Foot Brace

Step 3: Connecting the Strap with the Hook

Attach the Tension Strap to the Hook, connect it with the S-Shaped Hook and proceed to pull the ends with the Velcro fastening on them, fixing them after obtaining the desired traction.

Fitting Boxia Drop Foot Brace

Useful Tips

  • Make sure you choose the right size for your ankle.
  • If possible, wear comfortable shoes that can easily be donned with the plate Hook.
  • Secure the S-Shaped Hook as firmly as possible to guarantee the brace stays in place.

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Friday, 8 September 2017

Finding the best possible AFO brace can play a crucial role on the road to recovery from drop foot, and this short guide on the most important features of a good AFO is here to help you make your decision easier. If you are looking for a brace that is discreet, comfortable and highly functional all at once, you've come to the right place.