Practitioner Reference Page

Common Foot Types and Pedorthic Intervention

Basic Pedorthic Modifications

Your Own2feet Pedorthist is trained to fabricate special modifications based upon presented foot pathologies, biomechanical deficiencies, and  anatomical foot problems.


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Severe Pes Cavus

Severe Pes Cavus is one of themore difficult foot types to correct or in this case 'accommodate' as it lacks required motion at the subtalar joint, is very rigid, does not attenuate shock, and can cause kinetic chanin issues up to the neck, but mostly in the sciatic and lower back area.


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Severe Pes Planus

Commonly known as flat foot, depending upon its progression, is easily supported by a well made orthotic. Untreated however, leaves the patient with a  number of foot and musculoskeletal issues


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Subtle Cavus Foot

Known as the 'Under Pronation Foot'. this foot also lacks significant range of motion at the subtalar joint but can be tested through pedorthic modalities such as the 'Coleman Block Test'. This person walks with a toe out gait but yet can have moderate to severe outer border foot pressure, IT band syndrome, sciatica, etc.


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Abducto Varus or "Reverse Last Foot"

This is the one foot type that can cause a plethora of problems from forefoot (Morton's Neuroma), Mid-foot (Cuboid Syndrome), rearfoot (Plantar Fasciitis). This foot pivots of f the 1st and 5th Mets 


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Foot Types Matching Shoe Last/Shape

It is critical that the shape of the foot be matched with the shape of the shoe.  There are many mis-conceptions about what makes a good shoe.  Please see our blog dated      or click on the above to take take you there.

Medical Orthotics

Patient Referral Options

Your Patients will be treated with royalty and expertise; here are the different options when referring

Pedorthic Modalities: Lateral Ankle Impingement

 Rear-foot Talocalcaneal, sub fibular impingements, usually initiated with sinus tarsi impingements and inflammation.