WalkOn

Foot drop can occur after a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or result of multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular atrophy, or peroneal paralysis.

Lightweight and durable, the WalkOn ankle foot orthosis is designed to help lift and support light to severe drop foot. This lower leg orthosis will allow you to complete everyday tasks, like walking up and down stairs, easily and more naturally.

You won’t have to worry about your orthosis being seen either—the sleek and discreet design ensures you can fit the WalkOn inside any shoe or under any pant leg.

Lower leg shell

The calf pad is located on the lower leg shell of the WalkOn. It can be easily applied to the leg with a hook-and-loop closure.

Dorsal spring

The dorsal spring connects the lower leg shell with the foot component. The WalkOn is made of a lightweight carbon fibre prepreg material and features moderate energy return.

Midfoot

The area of the midfoot is especially stable and provides support in the stance phase.

Foot component

The characteristics of the carbon sole are tailored to the needs of the different areas of application of the orthosis types.

28U11 - Ankle-Foot

WalkOn

Walk more naturally.

Foot drop can occur after a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or result of multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular atrophy, or peroneal paralysis.

Lightweight and durable, the WalkOn ankle foot orthosis is designed to help lift and support light to severe drop foot. This lower leg orthosis will allow you to complete everyday tasks, like walking up and down stairs, easily and more naturally.

You won’t have to worry about your orthosis being seen either—the sleek and discreet design ensures you can fit the WalkOn inside any shoe or under any pant leg.

Terms and conditionsStroke, other, Multiple sclerosis, Neurological disorders
User groupadults
ApplicationsCustum orthetics, Bracing & Support/ (OTS)

WalkOn

Foot drop can occur after a stroke, traumatic brain injury, or result of multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular atrophy, or peroneal paralysis.

Lightweight and durable, the WalkOn ankle foot orthosis is designed to help lift and support light to severe drop foot. This lower leg orthosis will allow you to complete everyday tasks, like walking up and down stairs, easily and more naturally.

You won’t have to worry about your orthosis being seen either—the sleek and discreet design ensures you can fit the WalkOn inside any shoe or under any pant leg.

Lower leg shell

The calf pad is located on the lower leg shell of the WalkOn. It can be easily applied to the leg with a hook-and-loop closure.

Dorsal spring

The dorsal spring connects the lower leg shell with the foot component. The WalkOn is made of a lightweight carbon fibre prepreg material and features moderate energy return.

Midfoot

The area of the midfoot is especially stable and provides support in the stance phase.

Foot component

The characteristics of the carbon sole are tailored to the needs of the different areas of application of the orthosis types.

Benefits at a glance
Lightweight and discreet

The WalkOn is lightweight, slim and discreet under clothing. A removable calf pad makes it even more comfortable for you.

Use regular footwear

The orthosis fits in any shoe that provides support. You should ensure that the shoe has a reinforced heel. To put on the orthosis, you should position the WalkOn in the shoe and then slide in your foot.

Enhanced safety

You gain safety because the WalkOn supports and lifts your foot during the swing phase while walking. The risk of getting caught with the tip of the foot, for example on carpet edges or uneven ground, is reduced.

Walk more naturally

The special material stores energy when you step down with the heel and releases it again during the rollover movement of the foot. This makes walking more natural for you – regardless of whether you walk slow or fast, or how much weight you put on the foot.

Robust and durable

The WalkOn is especially robust. It has proven its durability in tests and long-term function testing.

Moving naturally

You can move naturally with the WalkOn. When you crouch down or climb stairs, for example, you can put a natural load on the forefoot. The WalkOn is perfectly suited for many everyday situations.

User Experience

Regain your safety

Jürgen’s user story

Although he has drop foot, Jürgen is always up and about, both during his everyday work and afterwards. His dog needs the exercise and Jürgen enjoys this time outside as a change of pace from his job. With the WalkOn dorsiflexion assist orthosis, Jürgen can cover longer distances and even walk over rough terrain.

Specifications

Product information

Terms and conditionsStroke, other, Multiple sclerosis, Neurological disorders
User groupadults
ApplicationsCustum orthetics, Bracing & Support/ (OTS)
ProductionAssembled

Product Data

Article numberShoe sizeSideHeight
28U11=L36-3936 - 39left (L)35 cm
28U11=R36-3936 - 39right (R)35 cm
28U11=L39-4239 - 42left (L)36 cm
28U11=R39-4239 - 42right (R)36 cm
28U11=L42-4542 - 45left (L)37 cm
28U11=R42-4542 - 45right (R)37 cm
28U11=L45-4845 - 48left (L)39 cm
28U11=R45-4845 - 48right (R)39 cm
Downloads

Documents

Instructions for use
28U11Instructions for use

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Instructions for use | 28U11, 28U22, 28U23, 28U33
Download (English, PDF 1 MB) Instructions for use
Declaration of Conformity
28U11Declaration of Conformity

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Declaration of Conformity for 28U11
Download (English, PDF 146 KB) Declaration of Conformity
FAQS

Answers for you

Can I get extra pads for the WalkOn?

Replacement pads can of course be ordered through your O&P professional, who will adapt them so they are appropriate for your needs.

Do I need a special shoe for the WalkOn?

No, but you should select a sturdy shoe with a reinforced heel. It is important that the orthosis fits firmly so that it moves as little as possible. We also recommend a heel height of 10 mm; alternatively this can be determined by your technician. An additional pair of shoes should of course have the same heel height.

Is it possible to play sports with the WalkOn?

Speak to your clinician to get their advice on which activities are the most beneficial and how to make the best use of your orthosis. You should however avoid extreme and abrupt movements.

Can I drive a car with the WalkOn?

It is not possible to make any specific recommendation. You must be able to safely control any vehicle for which you require a driver’s license and insurance, or which is used in traffic. This ability when wearing a WalkOn is determined on a case-by-case basis. You are required to observe national and state laws.

How do I put on the WalkOn?

We recommend that you place the orthosis into the shoe first and then insert your foot. Then you can simply fasten the hook-and-loop closures.

How should I care for the WalkOn?

The orthosis should be wiped regularly using water and a mild cleaning agent. We recommend washing the pad at least twice a week (machine washable at 40 °C). 

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