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P3 EBM-Designed Prefabs

The Best Prefab Solution for Mechanical Foot Pain

Improve your 1st line treatment by choosing P3 prefabs, the most effective non-custom orthoses for treating or preventing plantar fasciitis and other common biomechanical pathologies.

Designed by podiatrists using evidence-based research, P3 prefabs are funtionally corrected and incorporate control features previously found only in sophisticated custom orthoses.

Add one of these optional topcovers to enhance P3 performance:


Sport topcover – can improve the effectiveness of your patient’s athletic shoes. Use to treat or prevent overuse injuries.5   The double-layer topcover is black microsuede on top and high-rebound EVA on bottom.
 

Low-Impact topcover – patients with sensitive feet benefit from added cushioning. The double-layer topcover is plastazote on top and webbed blue Poron on bottom.


EVA topcover – use for patients who want cushioning without much bulk. The tricolor EVA is a durable, single-layer topcover.





P3 Kiddythotics - Orthotics for Children                   


Quick Guide to P3 Prefabs (Chart)

 


Why are P3 Prefabs Better?


References

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