Supination of the foot - Rolling out feet

 


Supination is a movement of the foot that is seen in normal walking. 

When the foot remains in a supinated position during walking often overuse symptoms of the lateral column of the foot, peroneal muscles and knee occur.

In general terms supination of the foot is when the foot rolls to the outside.  To be technically correct however supination is a tri planar motion that involves inversion, adduction and plantar flexion of the foot and ankle.

A supinated foot has the characteristic appearance of being rolled towards the outside of the foot.

Diagram of the movements that make up supination


People with supinated feet generally suffer with lateral foot instability and inversion ankle sprains.

Treatment:

Treatment of lateral instability and a supinated foot type includes:

-       Physiotherapy to rehabilitate damage from ankle sprains and to train proprioception around the ankle

-       Orthotics – usually custom made to add stability to the lateral aspect of the foot

-       Ankle braces to add stability during activity

-       Surgery – if recurrent ankle sprains are likely to damage the articular surfaces of the ankle joint




 

THE KEY STEPS TO GETTING THE RIGHT SIZE DOCPODS:

FULL LENGTH INSOLES 

NON FULL LENGTH INSOLES 

1. Measure your existing shoe insole:

 1. Measure from your heel to ball of foot:


 

2. Then compare your measurements from above to match the product size charts below:
(you can trim to fit the insoles by approximately 1cm)


Docpods Regular Size Guide - for Slimline, 3 Quarter, Sports


  US UK EURO SLIMLINE 3 QUARTER  SPORTS 
Size  cm cm cm
Small  4-7  4-8  3-6.5  4-7.5  35-40 16  16.3  25.8
Medium  7-9   8-10  6-9  7-10  39-43  17.4 17.2  27.4
Large   9-13  10-14  8-12  9-13  42-47 19.3   18.2 29.4

Docpods Ultra Size Guide - for Ultra Soft

  XXS XS S M L XL
EURO  34  35.5-37.5  38-40  40.5-42  42.5-44  44.5-46.5
UK  2.5  3-4.5  5-6.5  7-8  8.5-9.5  10-12
US MENS  4-5  5.5-6  6.5-7.5  8-9  9.5-10.5  11-13.5
US WOMENS  3.5-5  5.5-7  7.5-9  9.5-10.5  11-12  13-14
LENGTH (cm) 23.2cm 24.9cm 26.2cm 28.8cm 30cm  31.2cm

Docpods Kids Size Guide - for Docpods Kids Fit only

  Size SPORTS  SLIMLINE
XXS 12-1  19.5cm 13cm 
XS 2-3 22.4cm  15.3cm 

Docpods Foot Pillow - Trim to Fit

  S L
US MENS  4.5 - 9  9 - 13
US WOMENS  6 - 10  10 - 14
LENGTH (cm) 26.5cm 29.2cm



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