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Lower limb Ortheses

FO- Soft inserts Metatarsal pad, Cushion heel, Heel spurd pad
FO- Longitudinal arch supports used for: prevent depression of subtalar joint and correct for pes planus- flat foot can be rigid or flexible.
FO- Longitudinal Arch supports: UCLB, Scaphoid pad, Thomas Heel( pronated foot)
FO- Posting Alters the position of the subtalar joint.
Varus post Medial wedge
Valgus post lateral wedge
Forefoot posting Supports the forefoot
Forefoot postingMedial wedge prescribed for forefoot varus
Forefoot postingLateral wedge prescribed for forefoot valgus
Forefoot postingHeel Lifts ( or Heel platform) for leg dicrepancyn and for limitation in ankle joint dorsiflexion.
Forefoot postingRocker Bar proximal to metatarsal heads; improves weight shift onto metatarsal
Forefoot postingRocker bottom sole over the metatarsal heads abd improves push off or inflexible feet.
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