• L is for Lifts

    L is for Lifts

    Give your patient a lift. A heel lift is attached to the bottom of the extrinsic rearfoot post. There may be times when it’s beneficial to bevel the lift to the end of the shells to create a smoother transition to the forefoot. When it comes to heel lifts…

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  • K is for Kirby Skive

    K is for Kirby Skive

    You may call it a Kirby Skive or a medial heel skive. This interesting accommodation is constructed by removing small amounts of the medial portion of the plantar heel of the positive cast of the foot to create a varus wedging effect within the heel cup of the…

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