• Foot Drop Solved!

    Turbomed XTERN is a high quality brace that attaches to the outside of your shoe. Get your life back!

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Turbomed XTERN AFO Foot Drop Solved




This external foot drop brace will allow running, walking, hiking in the mountains,  as long and as far as you want without any discomforts. This ankle foot orthosis (AFO), was tested in many conditions, during many marathons, triathlons, endurance activities and adventures in the wild Canadian backcountry. This is the best solution for patients with foot drop. Get your life back!

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Features & Benefits:

+ Dynamic rebound for dorsiflexion
+ Does not limit planterflexion (plantar stop optional)
+ Exoskeleton Design Fits onto the Outside of the Shoe
+ No Skin Contact with Foot or Ankle
+ Energy Return due to patented design
+ Easily Conforms to Uneven Ground and Slopes
+ Highly Durable Thermoplastic (2 year warranty)
+ Heat Adjustable (to change width & dorsiflexion strength)
+ Easily Transferable from Shoe to Shoe
+ Symmetrical Design, Fits both Right & Left Foot
+ Easily Positioned to Invert or Evert the Foot if Required

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Clinical Indications:

+ Drop Foot & Dorsiflexion Weakness
+ Peroneal Nerve Injury
+ Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT)
+ Stroke (CVA) Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
+ Cerebral Palsy (CP)
+ Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)
+ Motor Neuropathy
+ Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

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Turbomed XTERN AFO Foot Drop Solved

Don't have insurance to cover the XTERN but still want it?

No problems! You can purchase directly on this site!

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You can purchase the XTERN out-of-pocket from this site and have your insurance provide reimburse you. To find out you qualify with your insurance plan, please call your provider and ask the following 3 questions:
Am I covered for code L-1951?
2) If so, for how much?
3) What form do I need to submit for reimbursement? I know I need to include a doctor's prescription and the superbill from the distributor I will purchase from, anything else I need to provide?

Now that you know you qualify, you will purchase the brace from this site and then submit the following 3 documents to your insurance provider for reimbursement:
1) A Doctor's prescription: Clearly indicating your medical diagnosis as foot drop and a prescription for either the XTERN specifically or at least an AFO to address the diagnosis
2) The receipt from your order - which is called a super bill
3) The reimbursement form your insurance provider requires you to complete

*If you are a Medicare patient, please email hello@kevinrootmedical.com. You will have different steps to follow for coverage.

Superbill provided for insurance reimbursement*

*Depending on plan coverage, please consult your insurance provider to ask about the PDAC validated code: L-1951



The Turbomed XTERN Foot Drop Brace will be fit to an average length athletic shoe, which also fits a range of shoe types.

In the unlikely event you receive your new Turbomed XTERN and it does not fit your favorite shoes perfectly, simply return the brace for free with your shoes included and we will customize the fit to your shoe exactly. 

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