What Triggers PCI Re-evaluations?
- The patient is not responding to the PCIs as manifested in improved response to musculoskeletal therapy.
- The patient is complaining about an onset of new or increased pain/symptoms.
- The PCIs are becoming less comfortable.
- Make certain that the patient is compliant wearing the PCIs. Wearing them 2-3 hours a day, 1-3 days a week is as good as not wearing them at all.
- Always measure results according to expectations. The PCI is not an “end all” cure. Maybe all you can expect for a particular patient is percentage improvement.
- Use the Patient Diary and dynamic observations to determine if changes to the PCIs are necessary.
- Make sure the patient is wearing appropriate footwear.
- Consider other factors.
Once the patient is stable, it is a good idea to follow up with each patient every 8-12 months to check if additional Posture Control Insoles™ are needed.
Many conditions contribute to determining the durability of an insole product. The Posture Dynamics Posture Control Insoles™ are designed to hold up to normal wear and tear for a period of 12 - 18 months. Heavy athletic activity such as walking or jogging several miles per week or court sports will contribute to accelerated wear.