Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis: An Evidence Based Approach


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This presentation was part of the Best Practices in Orthotic Therapy activity on April 11, 2015 and is approximately 23 minutes. 

Target Audience

Podistrists and physical therapists.


  1. Review three studies that help optimize clinical outcomes of custom foot orthoses used to treat plantar fasciitis: Cause of plantar fascial tension, forefoot wedging effect on plantar fascial tension, and arch contour effect on plantar fascial tension.
  2. Develop a “pathology specific” orthosis prescription to most effectively treat plantar fasciitis.



Larry Huppin, DPM

Medical Director, ProLab Orthotics 

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Huppin indicated he is an employee of ProLab Orthotics. 

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