The MOSI Archies


Hi everyone craig payne here i just want to talk to you about a little trick that i’ve developed with these things. These are the Archie’s thongs. Now we call these thongs in Australia, jandals in new zealand and flip-flops in the rest of the world, but these come with an arch support built into them and we sell them like hot cakes in the clinic pretty much everyone who tries them on likes them. The problem is with any arch support or any or even in these or in the orthotic. If that arch support pushes right where the subtalar joint axis happens to be that they can actually be uncomfortable or even worse, if the subtotal joint axis is very medial, the actual arch support area is on the lateral side of that joint axis and there’s actually a Pronatory moment at the subtalar joint, so that’s not exactly a desirable thing.

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