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Are Orthotics Right For You?

What is a Custom Orthotic?

A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Custom orthotics work on your feet much like glasses work on your eyes - they reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into proper alignment. The plastic body of the custom orthotic helps to re-align the foot by redirecting and reducing certain motion that takes place during the gait cycle. Custom orthotics fit into your shoes as comfortably as an insole - and they have the advantage of having been made from precise imprints of your feet.


Who Needs Orthotics?

Anyone who suffers from symptoms of poor foot mechanics can include any one of the following:

Localized foot pain
Bunions, hammer toes
Arch/heel pain
Leg/knee pain
Hip or back pain - even neck pain

Also to treat the following conditions :

Achilles Tendonitis

IT Band Syndrome


Morton's Neuroma

Plantar Fasciitis

Runners Knee

Sacroiliac Syndrome

Shin Splints