What Type of Orthoses are Best for Treating Pediatric Flatfoot? Presented by Larry Huppin, DPM
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A prefabricated orthosis that has been modified with pads or wedges to meet the needs of a particular patient.
A device that supports the foot but does not attempt to align the joints of the foot during stance or gait. It is premade in various sizes and fit to
A prefabricated orthosis used to treat pediatric flatfoot. The device has a rearfoot post, medial skive, medial flange, and a deep heel cup.
A prefabricated orthosis that is designed to alter foot function and to align the joints of the foot. Includes many features commonly found on custom orthoses including valgus forefoot support,
A mass-produced foot orthosis made in various sizes and fit to a patient based on the size of their foot. A variety of materials and options are available.
Generic term for any device placed inside the shoe to support or cushion the foot.
A functional foot orthosis that is prescribed using evidence found in the medical literature to treat specific lower extremity pathology.
A doctor’s order to ProLab Orthotics based on a thorough structural and functional assessment of the patient, as well as an evaluation in stance and in gait. The prescription describes
A functional foot orthosis is used to partially control abnormal motion or abnormal position of the foot and leg during gait. This device is made from a material that displays