Richie Brace® Restricted Hinge

Richie Brace®
Restricted Hinge


A more rigid ankle articulation restricts ankle dorsiflexion and plantarflexion to a range under 5° without disrupting a smooth contact and heel rise phase of gait.


  • PTTD (moderate-to-severe w/ subluxed TN Joint)
  • Dropfoot (equinus Severe varus/valgus; weak calf)
  • DJD (ankle or rearfoot w/ dropfoot & spasticity)
  • Peroneal Tendinopathy (order with lateral arch suspender)
  • Lateral Ankle Instability (severe; order with lateral arch suspender)
  • Peroneal Nerve Injury (fixed varus in hindfoot/ankle; order with lateral arch suspender)
Richie Brace® Restricted Hinge Fitting Guide