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Posted by Lynn S. on 5/26/05 at 15:10 (175775)

Richard, i just had a pair of new balance 925's repaired for my hallicus rigidus problem. The man who did the repair put a piece of metal in the sole and a very slight rocker sole, the problem is that the rocker sole isn't enough in my opinion. Are there different degrees of rocker soles? He also mentioned a morton's extention to immobilize the joint, i'll have to ask the doc about that. Have you ever done this extention and can it help immobilize the joint?

Re: Soles

Richard, C.Ped on 5/26/05 at 16:02 (175777)

Yes, we actually do the extension to the orthosis more than we modify shoes. The amount of rocker can be adjusted according to what is needed. It is kind of a trial and error modification.