BlueROCKER® is identical in shape and design as ToeOFF® but but offers more rigid orthotic control. Developed primarily for bilateal patients and those with more involved pathologies. The extra stability will improve both balance and posture and give the wearer greater security, especially individuals with weak quadricep muscles. Usually the preferred orthosis to be used in conjunction with a socket and toe fller for management of partial foot amputations.
BlueROCKER® are designed to manage footdrop in conditions such as Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Post Polio Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Cord Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Guillian-Barre Syndrome, Charcot-Marie-Tooth, Myelomeningocele, Neuropathy or Cerebral Palsy. BlueROCKER® are designed to support gait in conditions such as Posterior Tibialis Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) and toe amputations. BlueROCKER can also be used for patial foot amputations, most proximal level is Chopart.
BlueROCKER® should not be used when patients present with foot and/or leg ulcers, moderate to severe edema, moderate to severe foot deformities, severe proximal defcits (e.g. quadriceps spasticity, genu valgum or varum, genu recurvatum), severe spasticity.
More about ftting and product selection can be found in the Allard AFO Professional Instruction.