6/10/2010 2:08 PM
Have you ever had a patient complain that their orthoses cause pain under the anterior distal arch or feel they are "too far forward”? More often than not, what the patient is actually experiencing is excessive pressure from the orthoses under the anterior metatarsal shafts. You can quickly and easily troubleshoot this problem by increasing the flex of the orthosis under the distal metatarsal shafts.
You will need a grinder. The video below demonstrates this easy modification. After you watch the video, you can learn more here about Ticro polishing cones.