Foot held 90° dorsiflexed. Mark foot according to printed instructions

Apply plaster strip #1

Form a slipper cast with splint #2

Complete with splint #3 and lay over the tip of the toes

Lock midtarsal joint and plantarflex the first metatarsal.

Remove cast following proper guidelines

The Plaster Casting Video


The Richie Brace requires a negative impression cast utilizing either plaster splints or the STS Casting Sock. Neutral suspension technique is recommended while plantarflexing the First Ray. Complete casting instructions are available at

Lay cutting strip down. Lay down cutting channel. Place plastic bag over foot and leg. Apply STS sock following instructions carefully

Mold sock. Lock midtarsal joint and plantarflex the first metatarsal


The STS Casting Video