Sep 19, 2020
OPCA 1020 - Foot Orthosis Fabrication and Shoe Modifications Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This hands-on laboratory experience focuses on repairing and modifying shoes, correcting tracings of the lower limb, fabricating stirrups, and attaching them to the patients shoes. The student will also fabricate custom-molded foot orthoses to control and support the patients foot.
Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent
- Foot Orthosis to support the foot
- negative foot impressions
- positive foot models
- forming foot orthosis material over positive models
- foot orthosis trim lines
- fitting foot orthoses in shoes
- Shoe structures and components
- shoe structures
- shoe components
- types of heels
- heel nail characteristics
- Modify orthopedic shoes to a specific prescription.
- apply various types heels
- apply and finishing wedges
- apply crepe build-ups
- Lower-limb tracings
- lower-limb orthometry form
- procedure for lower-limb tracing
- Stirrups to orthopedic shoes fabrication and attachment
- stirrup placement diagrams
- layout of solid stirrups
- layout of split stirrups
- attachment to shoe
At the end of this course students will be able to:
- correct tracings of the lower limb.
- fabricate and attach stirrups to orthopedic shoes.
- fabricate foot orthoses to support the foot.
- modify orthopedic shoes to a specific prescription.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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