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Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot
Toe up with Boot

Toe up with Boot

€120,95

The OrthoPets Toe-Up Device assists with increasing flexion of the tarsus (hock) while also keeping the hind paw in a corrected normal standing position.

Common Injuries:

  • Degenerative myelopathy
  • Spinal trauma
  • Intervertebral disc disease
  • Neoplasia
  • Fibrocartilagenous embolus
  • Sciatic nerve

Mechanics of Device:

  • Assistive tarsal flexion

Compensates for sciatic nerve insufficiency as a result of:

  • Degenerative myelopathy
  • Spinal trauma
  • Intervertebral disc disease
  • Neoplasia
  • Fibrocartilagenous embolus
  • Surgical complication

Therapeutic Advantages of the OrthoPets Dynamic Sciatic Sling

  • Dorsiflexion assist: provides protection against digital trauma.
  • Variable Tension: allows adjustment in level of cranial swing facilitation as patient improves (e.g. fibrocartilagenous embolus) or can be increased as patient function declines ( e.g. degenerative myelopathy).
  • Proprioceptive input/stimulation: tactile sensation of bootie, proper paw alignment to the ground, and dynamic pull on the tarsus and metatarsal–phalangeal joints stimulates proprioceptors.
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF): cranial swing facilitation is a hands-free method of providing PNF patterning with each stride.
  • Professional rehabilitation tool: bootie can be removed to allow UWTM exercise for short periods (less than 5 minutes). Monitor inter-digital tissue for irritation.
  • Home rehabilitation tool: increased ability to safely ambulate supports neurologic, myofascial, and mental health. Provides client the opportunity to once again enjoy walks with their dog. Improves compliance with home exercise program.

Toe-up size

• Measure the circumference around the tarsus/hock joint (just above the bulbous part of the back of the hock)

• This measurement will correspond with the Toe-Up size (portion that wraps around the hock).