VASYLI + Armstrong II Diabetic Footbed
A discussion with Dr. David Armstrong about the VASYLI + Armstrong II Diabetic Footbed.
An overview of issues with the foot at the point of foot strike.
Additions and Wedges
How to use additions and wedges with VASYLI orthotics.
Sizing the ¾-Length Device
Techniques for properly sizing the ¾-length orthotic.
Heating instructions and step-by-step procedures for heat-molding the orthotic.
Sizing the Full-Length Device
Techniques for properly sizing the full-length orthotic.
Placing the Subtalar Joint into Neutral
Neutral alignment of the subtalar joint.
Plantar Fasciitis (Heel Pain)
How to assist the arch in rising via the Windlass mechanism to reduce plantar fascial tension.
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee Pain)
How to use an orthotic to address calcaneal eversion, pronation, and internal rotation of the tibia, which helps prevent knee pain.
Lumbosacral Pain (Lower Back Pain)
Limiting anterior pelvic tilt and secondary muscular tightness of the lumbosacral region.
Using orthotics to prevent excess pronation and reduce medial tendo Achilles traction.
Hallux Abducto Valgus (Bunions)
Using orthotics to reduce the load on the medial forefoot area and reduce valgus deviation of the hallux.
Metatarsalgia (Ball-of-Foot Pain)
Realigning the metatarsal heads by dorsiflexing the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th metatarsals to their neutral position.
Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
Using orthotics to prevent excess subtalar joint pronation and assist reduction of internal tibial rotation and reduce medial tractional forces upon anterior tibialis and posterior tibialis muscles.