JOUSTO-Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

Jousto Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) also called peroneal orthosis is developed as an aid to those who are suffering drop foot caused by peroneal paralysis. Jousto has a single medial side bar that contains a leaf spring. This leaf spring is the Jousto function secret. Jousto-AFO supports an ankle and lifts the front part of the foot up efficiently on swing phase when a foot is lifted from the ground (dorsiflexion).  During heel strike Jousto-AFO allows an ankle to straighten out (plantarflexion). Because of Jousto-AFO dynamic construction walking feels natural. Jousto is easy to use, durable and it fits to normal size shoes. It is easy to change from one shoe to another. In special cases if an ankle lean accentuated outwards, Jousto AFO can be equip with an ankle supporting strap. The ankle supporting strap stabilizes the ankle on sideways. Available colors are black and beige. Usually women use beige and men black. Jousto sizes go to according to the size of the shoe. Jousto is made of metal, plastic and leather.

• Help for foot drop

• It is easy to change from one shoe to another.

• It is quite undetected to see when worn.

• It is durable and easy to a patient use.

• Sizes are according to the shoe size.

Colors: black and beige

Accessory: Ankle supporting strap

• Manufacturer: Ruotoistenmäki Oy

• CE

It function is based on leaf springs.

Jousto-Peroneal Orthosis