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Table 3 Percentage of respondents that indicated preference for the type of customised FO prescribed for each listed presentation of symptomatic flexible pes planus in the adult (outcomes reaching consensus are bolded)

From: Consensus-based recommendations of Australian podiatrists for the prescription of foot orthoses for symptomatic flexible pes planus in adults

Please indicate your preferred FOs for the listed presentations of symptomatic flexible pes planus in adults (mean%) Modified root device (poured to neutral) Modified root device (poured to inverted) Inverted (Blake or DC wedge) device Forefoot posts
alone + skive Total alone + skive Total alone + skive Total Balanced* Other
Moderate rearfoot eversion 37 11 48 26 7 34 11 4 15 90 10
Considerable rearfoot eversion 4 18 22 18 14 32 25 14 39 89 11
Moderate talonavicular bulging 21 14 35 21 14 35 7 7 14 100 0
Considerable talonavicular bulging 14 18 32 4 11 15 25 11 36 100 0
Moderately lowered navicular position 46 7 53 14 7 21 11 0 11 100 0
Considerably lowered navicular position 14 14 28 21 14 35 14 7 21 100 0
Rigid forefoot tilt (varus or valgus) 21 18 39 21 4 25 7 4 11 79 21
Flexible forefoot tilt (varus or valgus) 33 8 41 17 4 21 17 4 21 81 19
  1. Notes: poured to neutral = neutral cast pour [heel in a vertical position], poured to inverted = inverted cast pour [heel in an inverted position], *Balanced = forefoot to be balanced parallel to the supporting surface.