When a patient’s parents unnecessarily request a more flexible orthosis

Larry Huppin DPM writes: “I had a colleague call me as he was having a problem with a 9-year-old patient’s parents. The child presented with calcaneal apophysitis and a rather severe pes planus foot type. The treating podiatrist prescribed a pediatric flatfoot pathology specific orthosis and dispensed the device

Larry Huppin DPM writes: “I had a colleague call me as he was having a problem with a 9-year-old patient’s parents. The child presented with calcaneal apophysitis and a rather severe pes planus foot type. The treating podiatrist prescribed a pediatric flatfoot pathology specific orthosis and dispensed the device

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When a patient’s parents unnecessarily request a more flexible orthosis