The functional foot orthosis has recently gained increased clinical credibility among foot health care professionals. Before biomechanically based lower-limb pathology can be successfully treated with functional orthoses, it is essential that the clinician understands how the devices are fabricated and what prescription variances are possible and required to achieve specific treatment results. This comprehensive guide covers every aspect of functional foot orthosis therapy, including a history of the development of the functional orthosis and indications for its use, descriptions of negative casting methods and negative cast assessment. A feature of the text is a manual covering the fabrication of a "root" and "standard" functional orthosis.
Medical-Books, Allied-Health-Professions, Podiatry,