Maximizing Orthotic Success With Basketball Players

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Maximizing Orthotic Success With Basketball Players
The size of basketball players and the type of playing surfaces also play a role in the increased peak pressures that occur in the forefoot and midfoot.
Here one can see a basketball orthotic. The author notes that basketball orthotics should ensure adequate shock absorption and shear force reduction while concurrently achieving some form of hindfoot control and midfoot support.
Here is a basketball orthotic with an EVA top cover. When it comes to basketball orthoses, experts recommend a full-length device and top cover materials.
Here one can see forefoot extensions showing a reverse Morton’s extension of different materials.
By Patrick A. DeHeer, DPM

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