Accessibility Options

The Turbomed Xtern

The TurboMed Xtern is Game Changing solution for people affected by foot drop.

TurboMed Xtern will allow running, walking, hiking in hills and mountains as long and as far as you want without any discomfort. This ankle foot orthosis (AFO), was tested in many conditions, during many marathons, triathlons, endurance activities and adventures in the wild Canadian back country. Unlike a conventional foot drop brace, it can be fitted on hiking footwear, winter or safety boots.

This device controls foot drop and allows easy plantar flexion in order to keep maximal ankle range of motion and calf muscle strength.

It is affixed totally outside of the shoe to maximise comfort and prevent skin breakdown or rubbing injuries to the foot.

It can be changed from one shoe to another in a few seconds.

Features & Benefits

  • Exoskeleton design fits onto the outside of the shoe
  • No skin contact with foot or ankle
  • Energy return due to patented design
  • Easily conforms to uneven ground and slopes
  • Highly durable thermoplastic (2 year warranty)
  • Heat adjustable (to change width and dorsiflexion strength)
  • Easily transferable from shoe to shoe
  • Symmetrical design, fits both right & left foot
  • Easily positioned to invert or evert the foot if required

Can be used with

  • Trainers/running shoes
  • Lace and velcro-fastening footwear
  • Walking Shoes/boots
  • Safety work boots/shoes
  • Dress shoes
  • Sandals

We currently accept the following Private Medical Insurance