ankle-foot orthotic

an·kle-foot or·tho·tic

(AFO) (ang'kĕl-fut ōr-thot'ik)
A device that encompasses the ankle and foot to provide ankle stability and assist knee extension control during ambulation.
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Brance says his life was renewed when he first tried the company's carbon composite ankle-foot orthotic known as the ToeOFF.
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Her steps would be on her tip toes if she did not have her ankle-foot orthotics (AFOs, braces for the foot) on and if I wasn't supporting her under her arms.