The orthopedic shoe ordering process
Orthopedic shoe customization has a long history in the West, and it has probably been nearly 200 years old. Today, ordinary people in Western countries still retain the tradition of wearing custom-made leather shoes. Even people without foot diseases will order two pairs of their exclusive leather shoes every year. Of course, after orthopedic shoes are included in medical insurance in western developed countries, their customization has become a must. Otherwise, it is difficult for general footwear to meet the needs of special pathology. In podiatry clinics in the United States and Western Europe, there is a huge demand for customized shoes, and patients with cerebral palsy and diabetic feet are in an endless stream every day. After the podiatrist writes out the prescription, the patient chooses the orthopedic shoemaker to order. In short, medical assistive products are a very strict high-threshold product in the West, and the technicians who are generally engaged in this field are very skilled. JASCO exclusively introduces western orthopedic shoe-making skills. The technicians are all returned overseas students or overseas trainees and have a complete set of orthopedic shoe customization technology. From pathological evaluation, style design to foot measurement and lasting, to shoe production, all follow scientific and complete steps and have a supporting quality tracking service system. Once customers order orthopedic shoes, they will enjoy life-long free adjustment and improvement services. , Until the customer is satisfied.
1. Measuring foot type
The first step in the production of orthopedic shoes is to measure the shape of the foot. According to the statistics of the American Orthopedic Shoes Association, 95% of foot disease patients have the problem of the difference in the size of the two feet. It Will not fit. Therefore, it is necessary and necessary to measure the foot shape.
2. Pathological evaluation
Before orthopedic shoes are customized, the patient’s foot pathology needs to be evaluated. The content of the evaluation includes the angle of pronation or supination, the condition of the arch, the angle of varus, whether the lower limbs are isometric, and the size of muscle tension. Afterward, a comprehensive evaluation is carried out according to the patient’s condition, and a design plan is developed.
3. Custom shoe last
The difference and functionality of the feet of orthopedic shoes determine that the shoes must be designed separately, which requires that the shoe lasts must be customized separately. For example, unequal lengths of legs, amputation of toes, collapsed arches, etc., all require shoe lasts to be made separately. Only in this way can the functionality of the shoes be ensured.
4. Choose leather
Orthopedic shoes have very high requirements for materials. They are generally made of cow-headed grain leather, and the inner fabric of the shoes also requires antibacterial treatment. Some patients who pursue taste will also use rare animal skins. Such as crocodile skin, ostrich skin, pearl fish skin, etc. Generally speaking, the fabric of orthopedic shoes requires good support. In addition to pathological requirements, the upper generally requires softness, comfort, and good air permeability.
5. Make into shoes
The production of orthopedic shoes requires exquisite craftsmanship, and the functionality and deformation rate of the finished shoe is inseparable from the craftsmanship. Experienced orthopedic shoe craftsmen will carry out reinforcement designs on the parts of the shoes according to the different characteristics of the patients. This will greatly increase the fit and service life of the shoes.
6. The patient tries on
After the patient is satisfied with the try-on, the shoes will be officially put into production, and the product will be maintained free of charge for life.