Foot orthosis with detachable and adjustable toe plate

  • US 20050043662A1
  • Filed: 10/01/2004
  • Published: 02/24/2005
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/09/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A foot orthosis comprising;

  • a generally “


    -shaped splint having a generally upright leg-engaging section and a forwardly-extending foot support section;

    a generally flexible foot receiving and retaining boot mounted on said splint for releasably securing a foot on said splint;

    a tongue-receiving pocket mounted on one of said splint and said boot, said tongue-receiving pocket having at least one opening and a tongue retaining section;

    a forwardly extending toe plate which includes a forward toe support plate and a rearwardly extending tongue portion; and

    said rearwardly extending tongue portion adapted to fit within and be releasably secured in said tongue-receiving pocket such that said toe plate may be positioned forwards or rearwards relative to said foot support section of said L-shaped splint by sliding said tongue portion of said toe plate into and out of said tongue-receiving pocket whereby said toe plate is releasably secured on one of said splint and said boot.

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