Our Commitment to Providing a Safe Setting for Your Orthotic Needs

Above & Beyond Orthopedics sincerely thanks you for trusting us to care for your orthotic and prosthetic needs. Our commitment to your safety and well-being is our top priority and guides us as we face the challenge of responding to COVID-19. 

What is Orthosis?

An orthosis is the correct term for an externally applied device that is designed and fitted to the body to achieve one or more of the following goals:

  • Controlling bio-mechanical alignment
  • Protecting and supporting a healing injury
  • Assisting in rehabilitation
  • Reducing pain
  • Increasing mobility
  • Increasing independence

Functions includes:

  • Protection and assistance of weak muscles as well as substitution for paralyzed muscles.
  • Supporting body segments severely affected by tone and spasticity.
  • Protection, support or realignment of a painful body segment secondary to surgery or trauma.
  • Pre or post-surgical stabilization or positioning of a body segment or joint to promote healing.
  • Prevention or correction of deformities such as a contracture or excessive range of motion.
  • Increasing the patient’s ability to achieve and maintain functional goals.

Custom Fit / Custom Designed Bracing

Above and Beyond Orthopedic LL C, is specialized in orthotics for the lower limbs, the upper limbs and spine. Our expertise extends from pediatric to to geriatric bracing. Some orthotics may be fitted directly to the patient with a minimum of adjustment; others require careful and very specific customization to adjust them, to fit on your specific body contours and size. Certified practitioners are experienced and well qualified to fit and fabricate very latest technology and most modern designs orthotics.

Solid Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

Indications: 

  • Pediatric or adult patients with high tone or plantaflexed foot positioning
  • Ankle arthritis
  • Foot and ankle deformity
  • When triplanar control of the foot is needed

Articulated AFO

Indications:

  • Pediatric or adult patients who require control of their foot and ankle, but have some sagittal plane motion
  • Ankle instability
  • Foot and ankle deformity

Short Articulated AFO

Indications: 

  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD)
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Chronic ankle sprain
  • Subtalar arthritis

Carbon AFO

Indications:

  • Drop foot
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Peroneal tendonitis

Leather Gauntlet AFO

Indications: 

  • Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Foot and ankle arthritis
  • Triplanar instability

Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW)

Indications: 

  • Charcot Arthropathy

Ground Reaction Ankle Foot Orthosis (GRAFO)

Indications: 

  • Moderate knee extension weakness or knee buckling combined with ankle weakness and instability

Double Metal Upright AFO (DMU AFO)

Indications: 

  • Ankle instability combined with chronic edema

Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis (KAFO)

Indications: 

  • Osteoarthritis 
  • Instability
  • Genu recurvatum
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Severe genu varum or valgum

Knee Orthosis (KO)

Indications: 

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Genu varum or valgum
  • Moderate genu recurvatum
  • Knee instability or weakness

Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (LSO) & Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (TLSO)

Indications: 

  • Compression fracture
  • Stable burst fracture
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Post-op stabilization

Diabetic Shoes & Inserts

Diabetic shoes are often wider and deeper than regular shoes to accommodate a special multi-density insert that is designed to reduce pressure and callouses to the bottom of feet.