Heel Stabilizer -   A foot orthosis that incorporates not only the plantar pedis but also the medial and lateral aspects of the rearfoot and/or midfoot.  These devices are made to following specifications:

Type A

Deep Heel Seat -  to a height just inferior to the lateral maleolus
Lateral Flange -to just proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal
Medial Flange - to the mid-point of the first metatarsal shaft
Distal Plantar Edge - ending at the mid-point of the first ray medially and just proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal laterally

Type B

Deep Heel Seat - to a height just inferior to the lateral maleolus
Lateral Flange - to just proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal
Medial Flange - Full medial flange extending onto the first metatarsal shaft
Distal Plantar Edge - to the bisection of the first and fifth metatarsal heads

Type C

Deep Heel Seat - to a height just inferior to the lateral maleolus
Lateral Flange -to the mid-shaft of the fifth metatarsal
Medial Flange - Full medial flange extending onto the first metatarsal shaft
Distal Plantar Edge - to the bisection of the first and fifth metatarsal heads

Type D- promotes out-toeing

Deep Heel Seat - to a height just inferior to the lateral maleolus
Lateral Flange - to just proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal
Medial Flange - to the mid-point of the first metatarsal shaft
Distal Plantar Edge - ending at the mid-point of the first ray medially and at the end of the fifth toe laterally.
 

Type E -  promotes in-toeing

Deep Heel Seat - to a height just inferior to the lateral maleolus
Lateral Flange - to just proximal to the base of the fifth metatarsal
Medial Flange - to the mid-point of the first metatarsal shaft
Distal Plantar Edge - ending at the mid-point of the fifth metatarsal ray laterally and at the sulcus of the hallux medially.