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Leg splint

Hi just wondered if any body had a leg splint just been for my phsio and they have ordered me one, just wondered if any body used one and are they good. Amanda

Hi Amanda I had one and hated it but it served a purpose it supported my ankle and stopped me falling over it also made me hyper flex mg knee it was horrible tho you might get on fine with it!..I didn’t need it for that long thankfully hope your the same…I still have it hidden in the back of a cupboard just incase!!!..good luck and hope it helps ps I suffered a foot drop is that what’s wrong with your leg?..Emma x

Hi Amanda I had one and hated it but it served a purpose it supported my ankle and stopped me falling over it also made me hyper flex mg knee it was horrible tho you might get on fine with it!..I didn’t need it for that long thankfully hope your the same…I still have it hidden in the back of a cupboard just incase!!!..good luck and hope it helps ps I suffered a foot drop is that what’s wrong with your leg?..Emma x

Hi Amanda,

I’ve got a toe off from the orthotics dept of the hospital, if that’s what you mean. Carbon fibre sole goes under your foot then carbon fibre twists up the front of your leg. I asked how much they cost and it’s nearly £300.

Must say I find mine quite comfortable. The problem is getting shoes or boots that fit it. Half a size bigger with an insole in the non foot up shoe works. Stops me tripping over and makes my walking better. Only problem is you can only wear with trousers but that’s fine.

Good luck,

Jen xx