What’s New at ProLab?
New Lecture by Dr. Dianne Mitchell - Pes Cavus Orthotic Therapy
Watch our new video, Orthotic Therapy for Pes Cavus, part of our Free Educational Lecture Series. Do you know the best orthotic treatment for patients with a pes cavus foot? Watch this educational video presented by Dianne Mitchell, DPM and learn how to write a prescription for the best possible clinical outcomes. Other videos in the series include additional foot pathologies, tutorials on casting and writing effective prescriptions. Each video is short, concise and only lasts between 10-15 minutes. Never stop learning!
Simulated Gait Videos
Watch these new videos simulating the gait of several of the most common foot deformities. The movement of the skeletal foot allows you to view the foot from different perspectives during the contact phase of the gait cylce. A split screen view allows you to simultaneously view normal gait and the abnormal gait.
Do you know when heel pain is not plantar fasciitis? Read this article by Dr. Paul Scherer in the September issue of Podiatry Management. Dr. Scherer provides a detailed list and explanation of alternative etiologies to heel pain.
Video - How Orthotics Should Be Made
Watch our new video! It's an insider's look at the exclusive 5-step production process ProLab follows to make 100% custom foot orthoses to your exact specifications. Journey with us through the lab and learn how ProLab combines advanced technology with handcrafted expertise to produce exceptional orthoses for better patient outcomes. Click here to receive a free copy for your office or website.
Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy
Dr. Paul R. Scherer has authored a new book, Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy. The book is an invaluable resource to improve orthotic outcomes. This well-documented text provides an evidence-based guide to orthotic prescribing in an easy-to-understand format. Foot specialists will find that this is an excellent everyday guide for practical biomechanical care of lower extremity pathologies. Each chapter includes a recommended orthotic prescription for functional orthoses for the particular pathology. Click here to order. Read More