• G is for Gait Plates

    G is for Gait Plates

    Correcting the gait of your youngest patients is important to their development. Custom orthotics such as gait plates provide a non-surgical option that offers easy compliance for the patient (and parents, too). Gait plates are available as medial or lateral…

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  • F is for Flange

    F is for Flange

    Flanges are located on the outside of the shell on the custom orthotic on the medial and/or lateral side of the device at the arch region. Clips are located on the outside of the shell in the heel area. A Lateral Flange is a vertical extension of the lateral…

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  • E is for Extensions

    E is for Extensions

    Extensions indicate the length of the custom orthotic and the amount of support you want to provide for the entire foot. There are two different options for extension length. Do you want it to start at the heel? Or, do you want it to start at the distal end…

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  • D is for Dell

    D is for Dell

    A dell is a depression made directly into the shell of the custom orthotic to offload or accommodate an area of interest. Dells are typically prescribed to pad bony protuberances. Have questions about dells?  We’re here to answer them. © SOLO Labs 2017

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