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Frame Modifications

Resources

Orthoses Reaction Force Guide

Impressions & Fabrications

Covering Materials

Rigidity Guide

Frame Materials

Polypropylene

Subortholene

Carbon

EVA

Modifications

Posting

Forefoot Extensions

Pads & Cushions

Frame Modifications

Resources

Orthoses Reaction Force Guide

Impressions & Fabrications

Covering Materials

Rigidity Guide

Frame Materials

Polypropylene

Subortholene

Carbon

EVA

Modifications

Posting

Forefoot Extensions

Pads & Cushions

Frame Modifications

Resources

Orthoses Reaction Force Guide

Impressions & Fabrications

Covering Materials

Rigidity Guide

Function:

  • Heel cushioning
  • Shock absorption

Clinical Indication:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Fat pad atrophy

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Heel cushion pad of Myolite material

About:
A heel cushion is a Myolite padding on the superior surface of an orthotic’s entire heel cup area and terminates just distal to the calcaneal tubercles. Its edges extend superiorly up the medial, lateral and posterior heel cup walls and are skived and blended along all of its borders. Its padding is thickest where the plantar calcaneal tuberosity sits.

Orthotic Lab Codes:
HCP-1p5: 1.5mm Heel Cushions
HCP-3p0: 3mm Heel Cushion
HCP-4p5: 4.5mm Heel Cushion
HCP-6p0: 6mm Heel Cushion

Function:

  • Heel cushioning
  • Shock absorption

Clinical Indication:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Fat pad atrophy

Hide/show illustrations

Heel cushion pad of Myolite material

About:
A heel cushion is a Myolite padding on the superior surface of an orthotic’s entire heel cup area and terminates just distal to the calcaneal tubercles. Its edges extend superiorly up the medial, lateral and posterior heel cup walls and are skived and blended along all of its borders. Its padding is thickest where the plantar calcaneal tuberosity sits.

Orthotic Lab Codes:
HCP-1p5: 1.5mm Heel Cushions
HCP-3p0: 3mm Heel Cushion
HCP-4p5: 4.5mm Heel Cushion
HCP-6p0: 6mm Heel Cushion

Function:

  • Heel cushioning
  • Shock absorption

Clinical Indication:

  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Fat pad atrophy

Hide/show illustrations

Heel cushion pad of Myolite material

About:
A heel cushion is a Myolite padding on the superior surface of an orthotic’s entire heel cup area and terminates just distal to the calcaneal tubercles. Its edges extend superiorly up the medial, lateral and posterior heel cup walls and are skived and blended along all of its borders. Its padding is thickest where the plantar calcaneal tuberosity sits.

Orthotic Lab Codes:
HCP-1p5: 1.5mm Heel Cushions
HCP-3p0: 3mm Heel Cushion
HCP-4p5: 4.5mm Heel Cushion
HCP-6p0: 6mm Heel Cushion