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  • 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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  • I is for Insoles

    I is for Insoles

    Foot fatigue and painful feet don’t have to be a fact of life.  Custom insoles can be your first step to reducing or resolving your foot pain. SOLO Labs has been manufacturing custom orthotics since 1985. Available only with a prescription from a licensed…

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  • H is for Heel Cups and Heel Pads

    H is for Heel Cups and Heel Pads

    When it comes to heels, it’s all about options. Heel Cups   More than just comfort, cushioning, and shock absorption, heel cups play a vital role in correcting foot posture and improving gait. A deeper heel cup in your custom orthotic can help control inversion…

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