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All our articles relating to Orthotics.

AFO | Frequently asked questions

We try to answer the questions our clinicians get asked most often about splints and how to put them on. 

Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses: A quick guide

We asked our Orthotist Graham about Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFO’s) and if he could give a quick summary of the options available.

Foot Drop

We run through the orthotic options if you have a foot drop, Covering both stock and custom made devices.

What is overpronation?

Overpronation is an often blamed foot problem, but what is it and is it important?

Testing our products

At the Buchanan Clinic we like to test any orthotic devices before prescribing them. This is the products that we are currently testing out.

Silicone Ankle Foot Orthosis (SAFO)

Buchanan Orthotics is pleased to offer the Silicone Ankle Foot Orthosis from Dorset Orthopaedic at the Buchanan Clinic.

Plantar Heel Pain

Plantar Heel pain or plantar fasciits is a common condition which can prove difficult to treat

Paediatric TurboMed Xtern AFO

The TurboMed Xtern is a now available in Children's sizes

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