Custom Molded Foot Orthosis

ucblPlastic foot orthosis molded over a model of the patient’s foot to provide control of the foot.

Advantages

  1. Mid and Hind Foot control
  2. Lightweight
  3. Cosmetic
  4. Can interchange shoes
  5. Free dorsiflexion/ plantarflexion
  6. More control of the mid and hind foot than foot orthoses
  7. Inexpensive

Disadvantages

  1. May require a change in footwear (e.g. larger shoe or a shoe that has removable insoles)
  2. Does not provide as much control and does not distribute the forces as well as higher profile options.