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Vasyli Orthotics Heat Gun

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 Vasyli Orthotic Heat Gun
  • To be used with Vasyli Custom fit orthotics. 
  • Cannot be replaced by a hair dryer
  • ***Must be purchased by a licensed healthcare professional
Fitting
  • Check the shoe and remove any form of thick lining or arch cushion
  • Pick an orthotic that closely fits the contour of the foot (size comparison of the shoe for length).
  • Be sure the distal edge of the orthotic finishes 5-10mm behind the bisection of the 1st MP
  • Device should hit the very back of the shoe and ask patient to walk around. If irritations occur, use heat to mold
  • May take a few days for the patient's feet to get used to the orthotic
Molding
  • Place orthotic, base up, on a heat resistant surface
  • Apply heat in a wave motion between the 2 sorbon inserts
  • Do no concentrate the heat to one spot
  • Once lettering of the Thermal Indicator disappear it ensures molding temperature has been reached (194ºF/90ºC). You have 2 minutes to mold
  • Have the patient sit, and place the heated orthotic into the shoe
  • Place their foot into the shoe
  • Hold and palpate the foot in the neutral position. Ask the patient to stand and distribute their weight evenly with a neutral position
  • Palpate the shoe and mold up into the arch area and round the heel cup. Press down in the forefoot to mold the last of the shoe
  • Have the patient sit and control the neutral position until fully seated.
  • Remove the orthotic and allow it to cool for 5 minutes
  • If necessary, add Vasyli orthotic additions or wedges
*Note Vasyli Armstrong II has specific heating instructions. See product page for details (722 0183)

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