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New Toe Walking SMO!



New collaboration with Piro and the 3D-Printed SMO!


Hey everyone! We’ve got some fantastic news to share with you today. We've been working hard with Piro and we’re thrilled to give you the inside scoop on the latest innovations and improvements we’ve been working on together. If you’re a fan of cutting-edge orthotics, you’re in for a treat!


Piro’s Cool New Developments

At Piro, they’ve been busy perfecting their 3D-printed SMOs (Supra-Malleolar Orthoses), and we’re proud to have contributed to some of the incredible updates. Here’s what’s new and exciting:


Right and Left Foot Design

One of the simplest yet most impactful updates is the introduction of distinct right and left foot designs. This change means there’s now a clear indication of which orthosis goes on which foot. It’s a small detail, but it makes a big difference in ease of use for both practitioners and patients.


Stronger plastic, better outcomes

After some trial and error we decided to stiffen the backs of the braces because kids were managing to overpower them. This added stiffness provides better support and helps achieve more effective outcomes. The toe section has also been reinforced for greater durability.


Sleek, New Straps

Straps are an essential part of any orthotic, and we’ve focused on making them as effective and user-friendly as possible. Here’s what’s new:

  • Color Options: You can now choose from a variety of strap colors, allowing for a bit of personalization and fun.

  • Thinner and Better: The straps are now thinner but provide excellent leverage, ensuring they secure the orthosis well without being bulky or cumbersome.


Why These Updates Matter

These enhancements aren’t just about making the orthoses look good—they’re about improving function and user experience. By refining these features, we’re helping to ensure that the orthoses provide better support, are easier to fit in shoes, and offer a bit of customization to fit each patient’s style and needs.


A Note on Collaboration

Our collaboration with Piro has been a journey of constant improvement and innovation. We are grateful to have such a great relationship with them and their willingness to try new things. Together, we’re making strides in the world of pediatric orthotics, and we couldn’t be more excited about the future.


Looking Ahead

We’re always on the lookout for new ways to enhance our products and services. If you have any thoughts or suggestions, we’d love to hear from you. Stay tuned for more updates and innovations as we continue to work with amazing partners like Piro.


Thanks for catching up with us! We hope these updates help you and your kids or patients. Until next time, keep exploring and innovating.


Stay awesome,


Dave


ps- If you have any questions or want to learn more about these new features, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to help!

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