Diabetic Arthritic Orthotic

By: Paragon Orthotic  09-12-2011


PATIENT SELECTION
For patients with concerns for skin breakdown, arthritic changes in their feet, diabetic conditions, reducing shearing forces at the foot surfaces and those who need the added comfort from the self molding process of P-Cell.

BIOMECHANICAL INDICATIONS

  • Diffuse callosities, insensate feet, metatarsalgia, pre-ulcerated sites, bunions, Charcot foot, plantar fasciitis, some foot deformities, Morton’s neuralgia and the need for forefoot accommodation.
  • Designed to reduce mean peak pressures at the site of neuropathic ulceration.

CONTROL
Low with maximum accommodative support.

MATERIALS

Mid: 3mm Lunairmed – Extra soft, low density EVA ideal for use as cushioning. Higher quality material than Poron.
Shell: EVA mold for accommodative support.
Bottom: 1.5mm Nyplex – excellent closed cell cushioning capability, as well as being durable, and resilient.

POSTING
Intrinsic


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This guarantee will not apply to devices which have been purposefully damaged, grossly altered or which have been subjected to extreme or unusual treatment and is contingent upon receipt of neutral position plaster casts in good condition.


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Casting Chart

Note the relative positions of the bones of the foot: Neutral position of the subtalar joint occurs when it is neither supinated nor pronated. When the foot is pronated, the head of the talus tends to adduct, and protrude medially behind the navicular.


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Paragon Orthotic Laboratory - products

Digital orthosis made specifically to increase the hinge action of the metatarsal - phalangeal joint, can significantly enhance the effectiveness of functional foot orthosis if there is a digital deformity. The DOC (Digital Orthosis Compound) enables the practitioner to offer alternative solutions for digital deformities other than surgical.