Off the shelf orthotics are often advertised in national newspapers and sold by podiatrists to alleviate pain in the feet, knees, hips and lower back.
One of your foot’s main functions is to absorb shock as your body weight shifts with each step. This takes place via a complex process in which the arch of the foot flattens slightly, thus absorbing and distributing the weight throughout the entire foot.
Customised orthotic insoles are manufactured locally utilising a cast taken of your feet and adjustments are made to correct the alignment of your lower limbs. The insoles are slimline and fit within your normal footwear, which can include work and sport shoes.
Problems with your fee that orthotics can help to alleviate: The foot arch doesn’t flatten at all or the arch flattens too much. Both these conditions can be the cause of the following common complaints:
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Please wear comfortable clothing to your appointment. You may be asked to remove clothing so all relevant areas can be examined. If you are presenting a limb injury, please bring a pair of shorts or a thin strapped top to make it easier for your therapist to examine or you may be asked to change into a pair of shorts privately in the treatment room.
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