Clinical Case Studies

By |2021-05-25T15:59:37-04:00March 24th, 2021|

Clinical Case Studies   Here are Clinical Case Studies that may help you identify some common foot conditions using Footscan findings. Hallux valgus Leg length discrepancy Knee injuries “Shin splints” (tibialis anterior tendinitis) Functional hallux limitus Hallux rigidus Achilles tendinitis Recovering Achilles rupture As patients are not all the same, please use as a guideline [...]

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5. Forefoot Corrections & Confirming the Order

By |2021-05-13T12:29:52-04:00January 29th, 2021|

Forefoot Correction & Confirming the Order   A forefoot correction can be added to the orthotic design.  You can choose between different shapes, heights and flexibilities. Configurations include: - Meta 1 - Meta 1-2 - Meta 2-4 (newly added on Footscan version 9.5.17) - Meta 2-5 (newly added on Footscan version 9.5.17) - Meta 5 [...]

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4. Meta Corrections

By |2021-05-13T12:31:42-04:00January 29th, 2021|

Meta Corrections   We recommend that you not go too high if you are adding meta supports (meta bar or metatarsal pads).   The meta supports will be printed in the same material and thus can feel quite prominent in the orthotics.  In most cases 1 or 2mm will be sufficient.   Meta Corrections - Meta [...]

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3. Heel Corrections

By |2021-05-13T12:32:49-04:00January 29th, 2021|

Heel Corrections   Heel Pad (not available for cycling and ski devices) If necessary, you can add a Fat Pad, Heel Spur Pad or Plantar Fasciitis pad to the device.  Please note that this option is only available if an EVA top cover is selected and will add thickness to the topcover.   Heel Cup [...]

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2. General Corrections and Local Stiffness

By |2021-05-13T12:43:56-04:00January 29th, 2021|

General Corrections and Local Stiffness   General Corrections - Stiffness Direction This correction is calculated based on the forces applied on the metatarsals and guide the foot towards supination (positive degrees) or towards pronation (negative degrees).   General Corrections - Navicular Support In the navicular support correction,  you influence the medial arch support of the [...]

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1. General Info and Insole Composition

By |2021-06-11T09:34:22-04:00January 21st, 2021|

General Info and Insole Composition   It is important to know the intended usage of the orthotics and the shoes of your patient.  This will affect the orthotic type, topcover, and available corrections selected in your design. General Info:                   Size - The shoe size will correspond [...]

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Measuring Foot & Shoe Size Using Templates

By |2021-03-10T16:51:34-05:00January 21st, 2021|

Measuring Foot & Shoe Size Using Templates   Before scanning your patient, measure both your patient's foot and shoe size using the templates provided with your system.  Please note that these templates are in UK shoe sizing. To correctly match a template size with the patient's foot size, have your patient stand on the sizing [...]

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