TayCo Brace

Walking Boot and AFO Alternative - RecoverX Brace

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A lightweight (14 oz.) alternative to a walking boot, TayCo Brace provides the ONLY rigid brace that fits over your shoe, changing the way ankle injury recovery looks and feels.

  • Trusted by 30,000+ patients
  • Fully restrict inversion and eversion (side-to-side ankle movement)
  • Compatible with a majority of shoes and work boots, fits over OSHA-compliant footwear
  • Easy to put on and wear underneath or on top of pants
  • Foam padding provides maximum comfort and minimizes brace movement
  • Support straps help conform the brace to any foot and leg, can be adjusted and trimmed
  • Durable and adjustable bottom stirrup strap for a secure fit
  • 3 hinge options from fixed, limited motion, or free motion to minimize deconditioning and support rehabilitation process
  • The RecoverX Brace is great for supporting light exercise, but is not designed or recommended for use during sports activities
  • Recommended by podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons across the United States

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The Ultimate Ankle Brace that Allows You to Keep Your Shoes

Our brace technology is a game-changer when it comes to ankle support. Whether you're recovering from an injury, need extra stability, or just want peace of mind during daily activities, this ankle brace has got you covered as an alternative to the walking boot.

Please read our frequently asked questions to find out more.

Common Conditions

Used for stabilization of the ankle and hindfoot for ankle sprains, post-operative ankle support, ankle instability and tendonitis.

Always consult a doctor or medical professional for diagnosis and treatment of any pain or injury.

Use this guide for common uses, but please note this is for informational purposes only and does not constitute medical, legal, or any other type of professional advice.

Fitting Guides

Wearing the RecoverX properly is imperative to recovery. Review our video and written guides to help make the process as easy as possible.

Lifetime Guarantee

Warranty covers an breakage of the plastic portion of the brace, and any defect in the workmanship or durability of the straps, hook and loop fastener, rivets, or buckles.

If the brace is found to be defective, TayCo Brace will repair or replace the brace at no cost.

For a lifetime.

FREE Shipping & Returns

Enjoy FREE standard shipping via UPS Ground on all orders.

If for any reason you are not satisfied with the brace within 30 days of purchase, ship it back and we’ll provide a full refund, no questions asked. And it's FREE.

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Care Guide

To clean the plastic components of your brace use warm water and a clean cloth. A rubbing alcohol may be used as a gentle cleanser.

The straps can be removed and machined washed on cold.

Unparalleled Support and Comfort

Say goodbye to worries about side-to-side ankle movement. Our ankle brace is designed to fully restrict inversion and eversion, providing you with the stability you need. The foam padding ensures maximum comfort and minimizes brace movement, so you can stay focused on what matters most.

Fits Over Your Favorite Footwear

Worried about compatibility? Don't be! Our ankle brace is compatible with all sturdy athletic walking/jogging shoes and work boots, making it incredibly versatile. It even fits over OSHA-compliant footwear, ensuring that safety doesn't come at the expense of comfort.

Easy to Put On and Wear Anytime, Anywhere

Putting on and wearing the RecoverX Brace is a breeze. Whether you prefer to wear it underneath or on top of your pants, you'll appreciate the hassle-free design. Slip it on, adjust the support straps to conform perfectly to your foot and leg, and you're good to go.

Progression of Care

Tailored to Your Recovery Process

The RecoverX Brace offers three hinge options: fixed, limited motion, or free motion. Choose the one that suits where you're at in your recovery process best, whether it’s making sure your ankle doesn’t move at all or you’re reintroducing movement to minimize muscle deconditioning. Versatility is key, and we've got you covered.

Live Your Best Life.
Increase Stability.
Eliminate Back, Hip, and Knee Pain.
Live Your Best Life.
Increase Stability.
Eliminate Back, Hip, and Knee Pain.
Live Your Best Life.
Increase Stability.
Eliminate Back, Hip, and Knee Pain.
For Individuals

The Leading Alternative to a CAM Walking Boot and other AFOs

Optimize your recovery experience, manage chronic conditions, or enhance fall prevention with the RecoverX Brace. The only rigid ankle support brace that fits over your favorite footwear, allowing you to keep your own shoes while providing the comfort and stability you deserve.

Is the RecoverX Brace Right for Me?

Biomechanics Proof

Rest easy knowing that our ankle brace technology is backed by extensive research from multiple universities and research institutions.

"TayCo Brace is 96% as stable as a walking boot in a kinetic state, and does not affect the knee and hip in the same way as walking boot." -Clark Dickin: Ball State University
"TayCo Brace provided improved balance with the smallest center-of-pressure (COP) excursion overall and showed higher patient perceived outcomes compared to other conditions. The CAM boot was the worst for perceived and measured outcomes." Olivia Raspotnik PT, DPT, Christian Wilhelm PT, DPT, Kimberly Beren Shepler, Abbis Jaffri PT, MS, PhD: Creighton University
“TayCo outperformed the CAM Boot in all categories conducted in this study. Relative to a CAM boot, TayCo provides greater stability, less energy expenditure, and reduced risk of proximal injury.” Edward Gordon, Megan Smith: Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics

Customer Reviews

Based on 72 reviews
Margaux (Milwaukee, US)
This brace made me mobile again

After being diagnosed with both peroneal and Achilles tendonitis(es), my podiatrist issued orders to sport a CAM walker for a good six weeks+ in addition to a non-weight-bearing protocol. I was in so much pain I didn’t even mind! But after a few days, I remembered how completely unusable CAM walkers are when you live alone in a two-storey house. That’s when a quick search led me to this ankle brace, which claimed to replace a CAM walker and more. Two days later I already received the product and two minutes after that I felt relief I had not felt in months. The difference was night and day beyond what I can adequately describe. Within 24 hours I could comfortably put weight on my right side again. I was able to get around the house when required and stairs became infinitely easier and safer to maneuver. After about a week I was comfortable with running errands outside the home (brief ones, no driving!). The over-the-shoe design works great and is doable even after many hours of use. I have slept with it on just over a thick sock. All in all, a fantastic product. I am so grateful for the increased quality of life this brings me. Thank you!

Thank you for taking the time to share your story, Margaux! We're so happy you found the comfort and stability you were looking for.

Victor S. (Tobyhanna, US)
Best Brace Ever

After years of trying different braces that just didn't work for me (even had custom one made) I tried this one and I'm happy to say it works with not pain, I'm walking straight and easy to use.

Best Review Ever! Thank you, Victor, for sharing your story. We're so happy you've found a brace that works for you!


Works great. I have a 7 month old unfused ankle fracture, this definitely gives me the support I need, until it heals or I have surgery.

We're so glad you found the support you were looking for, Glenn. We appreciate it and best of luck in your recovery process!

Julie C. (Rising Star, US)
Great product great customer service

I ordered the brace to replace a cam boot. I ordered a size too small
Customer service had me the correct one out and I am mobile because of the boot

Thank you for taking the time to share your review, Julie. Best of luck in your recovery process!

steve b. (Tulsa, US)
Doing fair

A very good alternative to what’s on the market
and relatively easy to put on.

Thanks for your review, Steve! We'll help get you squared away.

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30-Day FREE Returns

Shop confidently. Our hassle-free return policy ensures that you can return your items within 30 days for a full refund. View complete policy.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we guarantee that our will not only meet but exceed your expectations. If you're not completely satisfied, we'll make it right – it's our commitment to your recovery process.