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Ankle/foot orthosis. (Product Spotlight).

Herbst Cradle[TM] from Brown Medical Industries is a new ankle/foot orthosis product used for the treatment of plantar flexion and Achilles' contractures, and for prevention and healing of decubital ulcers on the heel and malleoli. Weighing only 15 oz., Herbst Cradle features durable, easy-to-clean ripstop nylon material. Its design also reduces pressure and abrasion by bed linens. Additionally, the antirotation bar treats medial or lateral rotations of lower extremities and unwanted hip positioning.

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Publication:Nursing Homes
Date:Jul 1, 2002
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