Guidelines for Prescribing Foot Orthotics
Guidelines for Prescribing Foot Orthotics is the first systematic approach for writing diagnoses specific to orthotics. This comprehensive manual is a well-researched, quick reference tool. Special features include a simplified technique for gait analysis & appropriate conservative measures to accompany orthotic treatment. In addition, the book contains concise illustrations. The text begins with Principles About the Foot & Leg Relevant to Orthotics & continues with The Arches of the Foot, Gait Analysis & Orthotic Prescription Writing, Stretching, & Shoes & Orthotics. The author then details information on various conditions of the forefoot, midfoot, hindfoot, ankle, & shin. The book concludes with a Diagnosis/Prescription Summary for quick reference.
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PRINCIPLES ABOUT THE FOOT AND LEG RELEVANT
THE ARCHES OF THE FOOT
The Transverse Metatarsal Arch
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2nd or 3rd 3rd metatarsal head 4th and 5th 5th metatarsal heads 9 mm heel Achilles tendinitis Asics Avia computer-generated orthotics CONDITIONS SUMMARY decrease durometers Firm heel counter flexor digitorum longus flexor hallucis longus FOOT ORTHOTICS forefoot problems forefoot wedge Pad gait analysis Hammer Toes head Stiff soled heel height temporarily height may require hindfoot wedge Pad insertion involved toe joint Stiff soled lateral forefoot wedge lateral hindfoot wedge lateral longitudinal arch Leg Length Inequality medial forefoot wedge medial hindfoot wedge medial longitudinal arch metatarsal head Stiff metatarsal phalangeal joint Metatarsalgia Morton's Neuroma Neuroma neutral hindfoot Orthopedic pad just proximal patient phalangeal joint Stiff Plantar fasciitis pronation proximal to 2nd proximal to 4th proximal to involved require 9 Saucony sesamoids Stiff soled shoe stress fractures talus tarsal tunnel syndrome tenderness transverse metatarsal arch Treat valgus hindfoot varus wedge 9 wedge and pad wedge is prescribed wedge Pad proximal weight-bearing