What are carbon fiber inserts for?

What are carbon fiber inserts for?

Carbon Fiber Inserts can be used for a variety of foot injuries including turf toe, metatarsal fractures, stress fractures, mid foot strains, hallux rigidus, post-op 5th metatarsal fractures and Lis Franc injury. RIGID – The rigid carbon fiber insert is used for more acute injuries that need more rigidity.

What are carbon inserts?

The inserts allow athletes to play by providing support to injured foot and are also recommended by physicians for patients with foot injuries which allows them to wear normal shoes after injuries or surgical procedures. The carbon fiber insert is placed directly under the sock liner in the shoe or under the orthotic.

Do orthotics change your feet?

Foot orthotics do not actually correct foot or ankle problems, such as fallen arches. But “orthotics can reposition the structures in the foot to help them move properly and reduce the chance of injury,” says Rock CJay Positano.

Who uses RTP carbon fiber inserts?

RTP Carbon Fiber Inserts are used by professional, college, high school, and recreational athletes, as well as active people such as hikers, walkers, and laborers, and are recommended by sports orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers, and physical therapists.

Is carbon fiber rigid?

Carbon fibers are usually combined with other materials to form a composite. When impregnated with a plastic resin and baked it forms carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer (often referred to as carbon fiber) which has a very high strength-to-weight ratio, and is extremely rigid although somewhat brittle.

What is carbon fiber foot plate?

Carbon Fiber Contour Foot Plates are carbon fiber/acrylic laminate stiff insoles used to provide rigidity and toe spring. Toe spring acts as a forefoot rocker, off-loading forefoot pain.