chapter  19
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The use of plantar supports in badminton and squash players

The presence of minor foot malfunctions has rarely been the object of concern to society in general or to the athlete in particular. Only in cases of serious morphological alterations or injuries directly related to the foot is a treatment administered and most of the time this is limited to the surgical field, ruling out the orthopodiatric field as an alternative therapy (Hoy et al., 1994).