CDS Ankle Brace

Dynamic spring-loaded ankle orthosis

CDS® Ankle Brace

Indications

  • Joint contractures:

– After surgery
– After conservative treatment of capsular ligament injuries
– Before and after joint replacement
– In arthrosis and chronic polyarthritis
– After burns
– After strokes
– After spinal cord injuries
– Paralysis (discrete palsy of peripheral origin)
– After cranio-cerebral trauma (CCT)

  • To prevent new contractures after arthrolysis

Features

  • Therapy in dorsalflexion
  • New! Smaller hinge with established features:

- Individual adjustment of the spring tension
- Spring tension can be switched on and off without tools and without varying the set spring tension
- Infinitely variable adjustment of the redression range in dorsalflexion

  • New! Optimized shell - and strapsystem:

- High wearing comfort thanks to air-permeable, light aluminium shell elements
- High flexibility thanks to adjustable shell elements

Mode of Operation

The CDS® Ankle Brace functions according to the CDS®-principle and has been designed to treat an extension deficit of the ankle. The brace applies a dynamic low load prolonged stretch to stimulate growth in the contracted tissue. The adjustable redression range protects the tissue from painful overstretching.

Patents

  • EP 0 841 044
  • US 5,954,677

Size chart and article numbers

Name Lenght of thigh shell Circumference of the calf EU-shoe sizes Sole lenght Art.-No. left Art.-No. right
Ankle L/L 36 - 38,5 cm 32 - 47 cm 44 - 47 30 cm 920LL-L 920LL-R
Ankle L/M 36 - 38,5 cm 32 - 47 cm 40 - 43 27,5 cm 920LM-L 920LM-R
Ankle L/S 36 - 38,5 cm 32 - 47 cm 37 - 39 25 cm 920LS-L 920LS-R
Ankle S/XS 27 - 31 cm 32 - 32 cm 24 - 34 23 cm 920SXS-L 920SXS-R