tarsal cradle

tarsal cradle

clinical or orthotic padding fitted within a shoe, providing neutral support and restricting movement of painful tarsal joints; often formed as a combined tarsal platform + valgus pad
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A tarsal cradle or anti-pronatory orthosis is used, depending on the position of the ankle and mid-tarsal joints.
Medial arch support, tarsal cradle and anti-pronatory orthoses (14) were common orthoses used in footwear.