Our custom orthotics are made from taking a cast of the patients foot. The cast is sent to a Pedorthist who will design the orthotic. The orthotic is custom built to fit the needs of the patient.
The whole process starts with an assessment test on the patient’s walking pattern while particularly reviewing movement and gait. The physiotherapist can look at the wear patterns on the patient’s shoes to check for subtle or severe imbalances in posture and walking.
Overall, custom orthotics can alleviate feet, knee, hip, and back pain by reducing pain directly effecting the soft tissues and by adjusting the patient’s body malalignments.
An orthotic usually lasts a few years and so it is recommended it be replaced every few years. As people age, regular reassessment of the feet and gait are required.
Give us a call and book an appointment to see if orthotics are right for you.