Richie Brace – South West Podiatry

Richie Brace – South West Podiatry

South West Podiatry have been fitting the Richie Brace for many years. The Richie Brace® family of AFOs has been successful for thousands of patients over 25+ years; treating the most challenging foot & ankle conditions. The lightweight, low-profile design makes it the preferred option over traditional AFOs. South West Podiatry use custom made Richie Brace for Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD), drop foot, complex ankle conditions and tendon ruptures.

The Richie Brace

Clinical indications:

  • Dropfoot
  • Peroneal Nerve Injury
  • Post-CVA
  • PTTD
  • Ankle osteoarthritis

How can I get a Richie Brace?

Step 1.

Schedule a face to face initial consultation with a podiatrist at any of our clinical locations. Click here to schedule online.

Step 2.

The podiatrist will discuss suitability and the type of Richie Brace we can provide. We will then schedule an appointment to take a full plaster of paris mould of your lower limb and foot. The cast is sent to the lab to be manufactured.

Step 3.

Our administrative team will contact you when the brace is ready and invite you for a fitting appointment. The brace will be checked, fitted and after this appointment, you can start to use the device.

Step 4.

A final check will be arranged within 4-6 weeks to ensure that the device is helping you to achieve your goal.

Clinic Locations:

Appointments are available at all clinical sites. *On-site diagnostic ultrasound is available at Earlsfield and Maidenhead clinical locations.

How to book:

If you are a New Patient, please schedule an Initial Consultation online, click here:  BOOK ONLINE. Existing patients can also schedule a follow-up consultation online: BOOK ONLINE .  Please check your podiatrists Bio here: About us  Alternatively call: 02071646607 to speak to our friendly booking team Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm or Friday 9am-3:30pm.

Insurance and Fees:

We accept most major private medical insurance companies including BUPAVitalityWPACignaAVIVA and Simply Health. A full list of our consultation fees including self-pay can be found here: Insurance and Fees. Our Podiatry team are health care professional council registered, meaning they are required to maintain professional standards and continued professional development. As an organisation we have invested in the latest diagnostic technology in order to help our podiatry team, help you. We have onsite diagnostic ultrasound available at Maidenhead and Earlsfield clinics. Pressure analysis available at Maidenhead and Earlsfield clinics with treadmill examinations.