Footwear in Orthopaedics

Modified Footwear

Modifications can be designed to fit a deformed foot, to stabilise feet or improve ambulation.

Modifications include flares, which provide stability;
extended shanks to reduce bending stresses; rocker soles to rock
the foot from heel strike to toe-off; and relasting, or reshaping,
shoes to accommodate deformities.

18 October, 2011