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1st Ray Cut-out

1st Ray Cut-out

The medial corner of the orthosis plate is removed starting distally from the 1st intermetatarsal space and extending proximally to the 1st metatarsal base. The intent is to further plantarflex the 1st ray. Caution: this technique also narrows the distal edge.

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