Orthotics and bespoke insoles are a custom-made shoe or insertable heel prescribed to help reduce foot pain when walking and standing. Typically, they may be used to treat leg, foot or back problems but can also be an effective treatment for sports injuries and other medical conditions.
In short, they help your feet to absorb impact and shock, evenly distributing weight when walking and standing. This helps to reduce any stress and pain that your feet may experience.
Here, we explore the common symptoms that orthotics can treat as well as how they work. However, if you’re suffering from pain, why not get in touch with our friendly team today?
If you have pain when walking, standing or carrying out exercise, you may need a bespoke shoe or custom orthotics to help. Other symptoms include:
- Knee pain
- Hip pain
- Back pain
- Heel pain
As well as helping to reduce feelings of pain, orthotics can be used to treat a number of medical concerns including:
- Leg length discrepancy
- Poor posture
- Foot deformities including bunions
- Poor foot and ankle function
- Flat feet/Fallen Arches
- High arches
- Plantar fasciitis
They can also be used to provide better support to the ankle, reducing the risk of future injuries. This makes it a great solution for those experiencing recurring sports injuries.