I received the Flopstop last Thursday. I have worn it and found it to be very good once properly adjusted to take care of the swing of the foot. The instructions were very good and it is far better than the orthotic. Very impressed indeed. I showed it to my physiotherapist yesterday and he was impressed. I am pleased I found your website when searching for an alternative which was less cumbersome. So thanks Tanya, it is a good invention.
Feel free to use my email as you wish as The FopStop is the best thing I have come across and I will be telling anyone that has a need for a foot lift.
I realized I have been using the FLOPSTOP for over a year with GREAT SUCCESS. A WONDERFUL ANNIVERSARY.
I have used it all over Florida, the Badlands and Mt. Rushmore, the Smoky Mountains and up and down the hills of San Francisco.
- I have used foam PIPE insulation to cushion my ankle with great results. The foam can go inside or outside my socks. I tape a small piece of foam to the bottom of the FLOPSTOP to get more lift, if I need it.
- I have found is that shoe strings can stretch over time with the pressure of the bungees. I fixed that by threading a plastic wire tie through the bottom laces and hooking it together.
Doing this works fantastic. Due to hand weakness I have trouble tying my shoes real tight. Putting the bungee hooks on the wire tie keeps the tension continuous. My shoes do not need retying any more.
Another thing I do is put the hooks through the same loops the strings go through.
- Due to water walking and foot exercise, and FLOPSTOP, my foot doesn’t drop as much as it has for the last 10 or so years. I do not need as much pressure around the back of my ankle as I needed before.
My foot is up a little. I will take any millimeter I can get. A little bit is better than nothing.
- I am still letting people know about my FLOPSTOP and how well it has been working for me. I direct them to the website.
Take care of your selves,
I am using your device and I agree with all the testimonials. I had wondered how this device came about and only today read this page today about your husband’s drop foot. My situation came about because of a sports injury stretching the peroneal nerve after lunging for a tennis ball. Other device I have tried constrain the natural motion of the foot and that is where your very simple but effective concept works.
Thank-you for sending the flop stop which has been a great success – allowing me to wear a greater variety of shoes.