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Blog posts tagged with 'lateral ankle instability'

Lateral Sole Wedge Inserts for Osteoarthritis of the Medial Compartment of the Knee

Can a Lateral Sole Wedge Insert Be Worn with a Prescription Orthotics?Lateral Sole Wedge Insoles

Lateral Sole Wedge Inserts are used and recommended to limit supination of the foot. Excessive supination leads to biomechanical overload of the medial knee making patients prone to early onset osteoarthritis of the knee. By li...

Lateral Sole Wedges - treatment of lateral ankle instability

Lateral Sole Wedges are a unique yet simple way to treat mild lateral ankle instability, peroneal tendinitis and peroneal tendon subluxation.

Using the Malleoloc Brace for treatment of CMT

Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease (CMT) is an inherited neuromuscular disorder that causes foot drop and lateral ankle instability. It's a rare case when I see someone with an inherited neuromuscular condition respond to over-the-counter (OTC) bracing. Inherited neuromuscular conditions like CMT usually require the use of custom made prescription braces like an ankle foot orthotic (AFO). But every once in a while - you just never know.

The frontal plane - treating supination

A high arch foot is usually a rigid foot and referred to as a supinated foot. Supination is often a bit harder to treat than is pronation. Because the supinated foot is rigid, it is less 'cooperative' when it comes to the use of pads or supports. Supinated feet are often associated with peroneal tendon problems and sprained ankles.