Prescribed - patients that over supinate (Roll Their Feet to the Outside) or over pronate (rolltheir fee to the inside). For severe situation see Buttress.
Function - to shift, stabilize and support the lateral or medial side of the foot, heel, forefoot or both. May also be used to bring the ground up to the patient foot in situations where there's limited ankle motion,no motion or fusion.
Goal - to realign or stabilize the foot and skeletal structure.
1. Minimize the chance of ankle sprain.
2. Halt ligament, cartilage, tendon and joint pain.
3. Prevent deterioration or further deterioration as a result of over-pronation and over-supination.