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Alus Ankle Guard / Foot Injury Recovery

Alus Ankle Guard
Alus Ankle Guard

A recovery based injury boot that aims to compete with traditional injury boots and traditional crutches. The Alus ankle guard is a product that suspends the foot and ankle to eliminate any pressure and forces from the ground up. It also allows one to walk and move without the need for crutches. Doing so significantly reduces the usual muscular atrophy and decreases in bone minerals density that comes from periods of not using the muscles and not putting stress on bones due to immobilization with a traditional cast or boot. By providing a new way of recovering, Alus guard users should experience a smooth transition to a full recovery.

University

Rhode Island School of Design

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence , United States

Jeffrey Ye,
Rhode Island School of Design