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Jul 3

Written by: Larry Huppin, DPM
7/3/2009 10:12 AM

I had a consult call yesterday from a client who has a diabetic patient with a history of charcot arthopathy and a plantarly prominient 5th met base/cuboid. His question was how to write an orthosis prescription to best accommodate this area. Here is what we came up with:

If the orthosis alone does not adequately reduce force, then we also recommended the use of a rocker soled shoe with a midfoot rocker.  You can download a prescription form here.

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