Re: foot type

rectus= straight
rearfoot valgus= heel is everted (away from the midline of the body
ROM=range of motion
b/l=bilateral or both feet
muscle power 5/5=good muscle strength
heel pain above insertion of achilles tendon with a large bone spur= achilles tendonitis with a large spur of the back of the heel
supinated in stance = high arch when standing

Hope this helps

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on July 09, 2005 at 14:12:37:

In Reply to: foot type posted by sbrewer on July 08, 2005 at 15:09:16:

The Active Ankle offers flexibility and security. It will feel different from anything you have ever worn for ankle protection. The hinge allows freedom of motion that you may not be accustomed to. Do not mistake this freedom of movement for lack of support. A leading university said, the Active Ankle provides more support (inversion) than the leading air-stirrup brace, the leading lace-up brace, or a tape job.

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