HT-3.5 Softy

PF resist, DF resist, Softy Liner

Recommended for:

  • Positioning or Limited Ambulation: Moderate


  • Custom fabricated (from cast)
  • Strap variations - include elastic or solid Velcro
  • Strut variations - include very flexible, moderately flexible, and semi-rigid
  • Proximal posterior - provides "leaf-spring" like resistance to ankle plantarflexion and dorsiflexion
  • Softy Liner - made of foam provides more comfortable control of feet that are difficult to align or have sensitive boney prominences
  • Defined plantar surface contours
  • Full wrap-around shell - for flexible control of foot position and alignment
  • Other liner materials are available - including Polyethylene, Co-poly, and OP Flex


  • For patients who have excessive plantarfelxion or dorsiflexion.
  • For patients who have excessive pronation or supination.
  • For patients who need more medial/lateral stability than possible in the HT4 or HT3.
  • For patients who have knee hyperextension.
  • For patients who have some voluntary control that is very useful and can use that control to increase overall function.
  • For patients who need assistance in managing knee position in flexion and/or extension.
  • For patients who need a resting splint.