A 44-year-old member asked:
What is ankle foot orthosis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Hatch answered
42 years experience in Podiatry
AFO: An ankle foot orthosis (afo) is a brace that encompasses the foot and ankle. It may have a hinge at the ankle or be fixed. It is used for a variety of purposes such as severe deformity, arthritis and instability. These brace can be prefabricated or custom made depending on the condition.
Answered on Jul 8, 2015
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!