WHAT’S AN ORTHOTIC?

An orthotic is an in-the-shoe device made from a highly-sensitive digital scan of the foot and is form fitted to the individual patient. 

Feet are like fingerprints. There are no two alike. Orthotics come as a pair in order to balance the feet and body even if one side doesn’t have symptoms.  They are worn comfortably in most kinds of shoes.  Their purpose is to prevent abnormal motion while allowing normal motion of the feet. 

An Orthotic is designed to control the mechanics of the foot to a precise degree: from the heel contact phase of walking/running through mid-stance and toe-off phases.  Orthotics are to feet what eyeglasses are to eyes.

WHO SHOULD USE ORTHOTICS?

Custom-made prescription orthotics are used as part of your treatment to relieve lower back pain, foot pain, ankle pain, knee pain, hip pain, and much more!  

As with any architectural structure, if the foundation is not stable then the structure above can suffer. Imbalances of the bones of the feet can result in abnormal foot motion that causes foot pain, injuries, and deformities. It also results in excessive internal rotation of the leg that can cause knee pain, hip pain, low back pain, shoulder and neck pain, and headaches. 

Custom orthotics will stabilize the entire kinetic chain from your feet to your spine, which reduces symptoms and aids in the healing process.