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Is the exosym brace good for someone trying to bear weight from an ankle injury?

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    My understanding is that it is a final fall back situation when nothing conventional can be done to give you back your mobility on your ankle joint. It is also very expensive around £9K and requires going to the US for about a week for fitting and training.

    Have you been to their web site yet.

    Cheers Richard

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    I'm going in August for these for both feet. I'm under the impression that you don't use your ankles to walk but your hips & ab muscles  it totally takes the weight off your foot & ankles  That's the only way they could ever work for me. people that haven't walked in years are now walking & even running marathons  

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    I just returned from Gig Harbor last week after receiving my device. It is a last ditch effort before amputating. It is a mix between an orthotic and prosthetic. The weight bearing is redistributed thru a strut to just below the knee. For me it has been a life changer
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      How does it take the pressure off your feet & ankles? Right now, my right foot can't handle any pressure. Constant pain. I'm not sure if I should do more surgery, ankle replacement or the EXOSYM. I've even considered amputation but my problem is in both feet so I can't do that. Can you tell me how it has changed your life, Do you have any pain at all in it & can you walk with no pain? 

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      Dear Barb as I suggested previously do go to to their web site where you should find answers to your questions. Good luck. Richard
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      Oops apologies. I thought that I was,replying to the OP.

      Cheers, Richard

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    Actually I've already been approved for them & will be going in August (unless I decide to get more surgery). I'm so glad they're working out for you. Everyone says the same thing, it's been a life changer for them.

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