The iWalk-FREE is an off-loading leg brace that transfers weight from the foot to below the knee during walking and standing. It can be considered a knee stilt as the device post that makes contact with the ground is extended underneath the knee. The iWalk-Free can be used as an alternative to crutches or complimentary to crutches.
An off-loading leg brace is a device that transfers the load of the leg when standing or walking to the thigh. In doing so there is little to no typical weight-bearing strain placed on the foot, the ankle, the calve nor the knee.