- FRAME MODIFICATIONS -

Midfoot: 5th Button Out

Anatomical styloid of 5th metatarsal accommodation in frame contour

Function:
Accommodates styloid

Clinical Indication:
Relieves styloid pain
Iselin disease
Jones fracture
Dancer’s fracture
Soft-tissue growth of styloid tuberosity
Styloid prominence

ABOUT
A 5th button out is a slight depression made into the superior lateral frame of an orthotic device. This button out makes an accommodation for a patient’s plantar and lateral styloid area.

Note: Enlarged 5th met bases require frame fillers to elevate the surrounding areas to balance the boney prominence.

*CLINICAL PEARL
Select the depth of button out depression corresponding to the anatomy of the prominent navicular bone.

The Clinical Guide topics:

- FRAME MODIFICATIONS -

Midfoot: 5th Button Out

Anatomical styloid of 5th metatarsal accommodation in frame contour

Function:
Accommodates styloid

Clinical Indication:
Relieves styloid pain
Iselin disease
Jones fracture
Dancer’s fracture
Soft-tissue growth of styloid tuberosity
Styloid prominence

ABOUT
A 5th button out is a slight depression made into the superior lateral frame of an orthotic device. This button out makes an accommodation for a patient’s plantar and lateral styloid area.

Note: Enlarged 5th met bases require frame fillers to elevate the surrounding areas to balance the boney prominence.

*CLINICAL PEARL
Select the depth of button out depression corresponding to the anatomy of the prominent navicular bone.

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