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5th Metatarsal Base Button Out

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Function:

  • Accommodates styloid

Clinical Indication:

  • Relieves styloid pain
  • Iselin disease
  • Jones fracture
  • Dancer’s fracture
  • Soft-tissue growth of styloid tuberosity
  • Styloid prominence

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Anatomical styloid of 5th metatarsal accommodation in frame contour

About:
A 5th button out is a slight depression made into the superior lateral frame of an orthotic device. This button out makes an accommodation for a patient’s plantar and lateral styloid area.

Note: Enlarged 5th met bases require frame fillers to elevate the surrounding areas to balance the boney prominence.

*CLINICAL PEARL
Select the depth of button out depression corresponding to the anatomy of the prominent styloid tuberosity.

Orthotic Lab Codes:
5B-1p5: 1.5mm 5th Button Out
5B-3p0: 3mm 5th Button Out
5B-4p5: 4.5mm 5th Button Out
5B-6p0: 6mm 5th Button Out
BU-3p0: 3mm Button Out
BU-AM: Button Out As Marked

Function:

  • Accommodates styloid

Clinical Indication:

  • Relieves styloid pain
  • Iselin disease
  • Jones fracture
  • Dancer’s fracture
  • Soft-tissue growth of styloid tuberosity
  • Styloid prominence

Hide/show illustrations

Anatomical styloid of 5th metatarsal accommodation in frame contour

About:
A 5th button out is a slight depression made into the superior lateral frame of an orthotic device. This button out makes an accommodation for a patient’s plantar and lateral styloid area.

Note: Enlarged 5th met bases require frame fillers to elevate the surrounding areas to balance the boney prominence.

*CLINICAL PEARL
Select the depth of button out depression corresponding to the anatomy of the prominent styloid tuberosity.

Orthotic Lab Codes:
5B-1p5: 1.5mm 5th Button Out
5B-3p0: 3mm 5th Button Out
5B-4p5: 4.5mm 5th Button Out
5B-6p0: 6mm 5th Button Out
BU-3p0: 3mm Button Out
BU-AM: Button Out As Marked

Function:

  • Accommodates styloid

Clinical Indication:

  • Relieves styloid pain
  • Iselin disease
  • Jones fracture
  • Dancer’s fracture
  • Soft-tissue growth of styloid tuberosity
  • Styloid prominence

Hide/show illustrations

Anatomical styloid of 5th metatarsal accommodation in frame contour

About:
A 5th button out is a slight depression made into the superior lateral frame of an orthotic device. This button out makes an accommodation for a patient’s plantar and lateral styloid area.

Note: Enlarged 5th met bases require frame fillers to elevate the surrounding areas to balance the boney prominence.

*CLINICAL PEARL
Select the depth of button out depression corresponding to the anatomy of the prominent styloid tuberosity.

Orthotic Lab Codes:
5B-1p5: 1.5mm 5th Button Out
5B-3p0: 3mm 5th Button Out
5B-4p5: 4.5mm 5th Button Out
5B-6p0: 6mm 5th Button Out
BU-3p0: 3mm Button Out
BU-AM: Button Out As Marked