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- 1) Fabricates steel arch support to fit patient's foot, according to medical prescription: Receives plaster cast of foot from PROSTHETIST or PODIATRIST.
- 2) Places protection cloth into cast and fills cast with plaster to mold model of patient's foot.
- 3) Removes hardened model from cast and traces model outline on paper to use as pattern in cutting support.
- 4) Selects stainless steel sheet of prescribed thickness and cuts sheet to specified dimensions, using shears, guided by pattern.
- 5) Hammers steel into prescribed contours to form support and places support against plaster model to determine accuracy of fit.
- 6) Splits support into front and back pieces when indicated according to prescription, using shears.
- 7) Polishes support, using abrasive wheel.
- 8) Glues leather to bottom of arch support to protect shoe, and rivets additional leather across top edge for foot comfort, using riveting tool.
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