- MATERIALS - FRAME OPTIONS -

Frame Calibration Guide Per Weight

Rigidity is the relative stiffness of the orthotic frame that allows it to resist bending or twisting under loads of the foot and body.

The Clinical Guide topics:

- MATERIALS - FRAME OPTIONS -

Frame Calibration Guide Per Weight

Rigidity is the relative stiffness of the orthotic frame that allows it to resist bending or twisting under loads of the foot and body.

Frame Material Rigidity Guide

CLINICAL PEARL

The higher the shape of the arch the more rigid the material becomes, e.g. a flat foot shape with 3mm vacuum formed

polypro frame will have a less rigid property than a high arched foot with the same 3mm vacuum formed polypro frame.

Consider selecting a less rigid frame option for cavus feet and more rigid frame for flat feet.

Frame Material Rigidity Guide

CLINICAL PEARL

The higher the shape of the arch the more rigid the material becomes, e.g. a flat foot shape with 3mm vacuum formed

polypro frame will have a less rigid property than a high arched foot with the same 3mm vacuum formed polypro frame.

Consider selecting a less rigid frame option for cavus feet and more rigid frame for flat feet.

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