The Little Richie®

The Little Richie®

Modeled after the successful Richie Brace® for adults, the Little Richie Brace® is designed for children between the ages of 1 and 12 and combines a custom balanced functional foot orthotic with a semi-rigid ankle brace.


  • UCBL style custom balanced foot orthosis, 35 mm heel cup, medial and lateral
  • Custom, individualized placement of anatomic ankle hinge   
  • Custom semi-rigid limb uprights on sides of lower leg 
  • Aesthetic colors and design
  • Full flexion and fixed ankle pivot options    



  • Intrinsic control of midtarsal and subtalar joints
  • Transverse and Frontal plane flanges control of the foot
  • Pure sagittal plane ankle movement
  • Low bulk, sports style brace
  • Non-medical sports appearance
  • Versatile clinical applications


Clinical Indications

  • Neuromuscular Conditions:  Cerebral palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Ataxia, Hypotonia
  • Congenital Deformities: Talipes equino varus, Talipes Calcaneal Valgus, Tarsal coalition


Casting is Required. Please follow the Richie Brace® casting instructions and provide a mid-calf measurement of circumference. 

Or, use an STS AFO casting sock.


Suggested Reimbursement Billing Codes 

  • STS Casting sock A4590
  • AFO, molded to patient model with Ankle joint L1970  (use modifier RT or LT)
  • Soft interface, below knee L2820


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