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Strassburg Sock

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Strassburg Sock

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The Strassburg Sock is an easy to use, inexpensive device designed to keep tension on the tissue (plantar fascia) so it heals in a stretched position at night. In this way many users find a reduction of their morning pain, some have noticed a reduced recovery time and yet others have reduced the need for medications. The device consists of a tubular knit material that fits ";over the calf"; with 2 attached adjustable straps to maintain the foot in a neutral to slightly stretched position. When worn at night the device will apply a force which results in the reduction and/or elimination of the pain felt during those first steps in the morning.

  • Fit
    • Measure around calf at the widest point.
    • Pediatric Size: fits calves up to 12 inches. Intended for use by children with cerebral palsy or ankle equinus. Generally for children 2-8yrs old. The regular size may be more appropriate for children above this age.
    • Regular Size: fits calves up to 16 inches
    • Large Size: fits calves 16 to 21 inches
  • Details
    • How does the Strassburg Sock work?
      • When worn as prescribed, it does not allow the plantar fascia to contract while in the prone or supine position. The device holds the ankle and forefoot joints in a position of slight dorsiflexion that prevents a position of plantar flexion, that is the plantar fascia is not allowed to contract.
      • In addition the involuntary stretching of the plantar fascia over a long period of time helps to strengthen the foot's arch.
    • What are the advantages of the Strassburg Sock?
      • Very easy to use.
      • Can be safely worn for several hours without adverse effect when applied properly.
      • Can be worn to bed, provides no significant restrictions and will not interrupt normal sleep if worn as directed.
      • Can reduce/eliminate the pain experienced with the first morning steps.
      • Can, over a period of time, strengthen the arch of the foot.
      • Can supplement and not interfere with the various traditional doctor's treatment.
      • Does not lock the ankle joint into any one position thus allowing some movement between the various joints preventing possible joint compression pain.
      • An effective device providing low cost relief of heel spur symptoms.

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