hindfoot post

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hindfoot post

; rearfoot post; varus post wedge of material tapered to its lateral border, added to the underside of plantar medial heel area of an orthotic shell to control excess rearfoot pronation
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In patients with calcaneal eversion during the stance phase of gait, a rearfoot post may be applied to place the calcaneous in neutral position (Genova & Gross, 2000).
Options available to be added now include extrinsic and intrinsic forefoot and rearfoot posts, as well as heel lifts and raises.
Effect of rearfoot posts in reducing forefoot forces.