Any orthosis is functionally efficient and beneficial if fabricated over a patient-specific foundation. The foundation or base which comes into contact with the child’s foot must be able to accommodate deformity or most often, reduce the degree of pemitted motion.
“Flat based and non contoured” orthotic foundation will serve only to accommodate
Discover the Problem
A Good Starting Plaster Impression is Required
Attempt to lift long arch results in failure
Understand a Child exists and moves Above the foot