Bodymedics Swedish AFO

Bodymedics Swedish AFO

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  • Lightweight polypropylene for improved comfort and ambulation
  • Low-profile arch and open heel assist shoe accommodation
  • Easy to use touch-and-close fastenings
  • Heat modifiable to ensure a tailored fit
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Bodymedics Swedish AFO

Drop foot is a condition that can have a real impact on your quality of life and health, as an inability to lift your foot can increase the likelihood of trips and falls. If you suffer from foot drop, it's highly important to use an ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) to stabilise your gait, protect yourself and others, and promote healing of the neuropathic problems that cause foot drop.

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO is a reliable and effective AFO that provides excellent support for drop foot. A thick vertical aspect ensures that the Swedish AFO provides rigid support, while the thinner footplate is trimmable for a custom fit.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Swedish AFO

Sizing Information for the Bodymedics Swedish AFO

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO is available in four different sizes. We have attached an image below to demonstrate how we measure the base foot plate of the AFO.

How to measure your insoles

We measure the height of the AFO by measuring from the back of the base to the top of where the fabric strap is located. Please consult the table below for details and select the appropriate size for you from the drop-down menu above.

AFO Size Footplate Size (L x W) Height (Base to Fabric)
Small 23cm x 7cm 28.8cm
Medium 24.5cm x 8cm 31.5cm
Large 26cm x 9cm 34.8cm
Extra Large 27.5cm x 9.4cm 38.7cm

Minimum and Maximum Cuff Measurements

The Swedish AFO uses a hook and loop fastening to loosen/tighten the strap around the shin. Please view the table below to see the minimum and maximum circumference of this strap for each size.

AFO Size Minimum Circ. Maximum Circ.
Small 29cm 35.5cm
Medium 32cm 38cm
Large 35cm 40cm
Extra Large 36.5cm 44cm

Who Can Benefit from the Bodymedics Swedish AFO?

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO is recommended for:

  • Flaccid drop foot due to:
    • Cerebrovascular accidents
    • Motor neurone disease
    • Multiple sclerosis
    • Other neurological impairments
    • Peroneal nerve injury 
    • Sciatica nerve lesion
  • Foot drag due to hemiplegia
  • Weak dorsiflexion

Key Features and Benefits of the Bodymedics Swedish AFO:

  • Lightweight polypropylene for improved comfort and ambulation
  • Low-profile arch and open heel assist shoe accommodation
  • Easy to use touch-and-close fastenings
  • Heat modifiable to ensure a tailored fit

Easy to Fit and Wear

The Bodymedics Swedish AFO features broad through loop touch-and-close calf straps to ensure easy and effective application. Featuring a low-profile arch and open heel, the Swedish AFO easily accommodates a variety of shoe styles.

UK Delivery Information & Fees

This product is normally dispatched by Royal Mail. The normal delivery expectation of this service is 1 to 3 working days.

When ordering before 2.00pm (Monday to Friday), your item will usually be dispatched the same working day.

We offer free delivery on all orders of £40.00 and over. On orders below £40.00, a £3.95 delivery charge is applied.

Order Value Delivery Fee Delivery Timescale
Up to £39.99 £3.95 1 to 3 working days
£40.00 and over FREE 1 to 3 working days

Please see our specific delivery information page for more information. For up to the minute delivery information, please call our customer care team on 020 7501 1102 who will be happy to help.

VAT Relief Information

This item is eligible for VAT relief depending on eligibility. To learn more about VAT relief, visit our VAT Relief Information page, or feel free to call us on 020 7501 1102 and we'll be happy to discuss your options.

Our Guide to Finding the Perfect Size and Fit

Using Your Shoe Size

For most of our insoles, the easiest way to find the best size for you is to go off of your current shoe size. The majority of our insoles are available in a range of sizes and you can simply select the size that best fits your existing shoes.

Please be aware that, as with shoes, there can be slight variations in the size of insoles. For example a size 8 of one brand might not be exactly the same size and width as the size 8 of another. To help account for these discrepancies, a number of our insoles include dimensions to help you ensure you're getting the right size.

Measuring Your Current Insoles

While using your shoe size to find your best size is a good guide, it is not always foolproof. If you want to guarantee that your insole fit your shoes as closely as possible, we recommend measuring your existing insole and using this as a guide to your size.

To do this, please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Remove the existing insole from the shoes you wish to use your new insoles with (please note that not all insoles are removable)
  2. Measure the insoles at their longest and widest points (see the below diagram for an idea of where this will be
  3. Match the measurements to the dimensions of the insoles listed, and choose the size that best fits your results

How to measure your insoles

Where Can I Find the Dimensions?

The dimensions for insoles can be found on the "Product Details" tab (please see below) and are usually found in the sizing section of the listing, in a table. Please be aware that not all products currently have the dimensions listed.

Product Details Example
The dimensions of insoles can usually be found on the "Product Details" tab

What If There Are No Dimensions Listed?

If you do not see the dimensions listed on the Product Details tab, please fill in the form below and we will work to get the relevant information as quickly as possible. We will email you once we have the information that you have requested.


Trimming Your Insoles to Fit

To get the ultimate level of fit from your insoles, you can trim them to make a small adjustment. To trim your insoles, simply follow the steps below:

  1. Remove your existing insoles from your shoes
  2. Line up your existing and new insoles at the heel
  3. Trace the outline of the insoles against the new pair at the toe end (see the image below for an example)
  4. Carefully cut along the traced line
  5. Your insoles should now fit your shoes better

Trace the outline of your existing insoles
Carefully trace the outline of your insole

Please note that not all insoles are suitable for trimming. Most insoles are unsuitable for return once they have been trimmed to fit; we recommend bearing this in mind prior to trimming.

If you would like a more detailed guide to trimming your insoles, please read our full guide on How to Trim Your Insoles.

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Thursday, 19 December 2019  |  Margaret

Perfect fit more comfortable than one that was issued from hospital quick service.

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