Custom Foot Orthotics
An 'orthotic' is a device designed to restore your natural foot function. Many 'biomechanical' (walking) complaints such as heel pain, knee pain and lower back pain are caused by poor foot function. Orthotics re-align the foot and ankle bones to their neutral position, thereby restoring natural foot function. In turn this helps alleviate problems in other parts of the body.
Who needs orthotics?
Orthotics benefit people with foot pain or discomfort due to walking imbalance. Imbalances such as flat fee, heel pain, knee pain and shin pain are known to cause pain and discomfort.
Can you wear the orthotics during all daily activities?
People who stand or walk all day will benefit from orthotics.
Orthotics can also reduce the pain associated with any form of sporting exercise
What specific conditions may be helped?
• Achilles Tendonitis
• Ankle Sprains
• Flat Feet
• Arch Pain
• Heel Pain
• Knee Pain, Shin Pain & Toe Pain
Do I need a physician's prescription to get custom orthotics?
No. Chiropractors are primary health care professional with advanced training in custom orthotics and therefore do not need a physician's referral.
How long will my Foot Orthotic Last?
Usually between 12 to 18 months.
Does it take time to get used to orthotics?
Your feet need time to adjust to the correct walking position. During the first 48 hours of use, use the orthotics for approximately 3-4 hours. After this period of time, it is recommended you use the orthotics for 6-8 hours. In the second week of use the orthotics can be utilized all day.