Orthotics are specially prescribed insoles to suit your foot type. They can be simple additions the the insoles in your shoes or they can be a customised device made from a cast of your foot. The aim of orthotics is to support the foot into a good position and to help control motion in the foot. This support will help with pain in the foot or further up the legs or even back and shoulder pain. If we support the body into the best position, it will help movements to be painfree.
Your Chartered Physiotherapist will assess your foot and look at the rest of your posture, to prescribe the best orthotics for your posture and foot type. Everyone will have different requirements, so we can tailor the prescription to what will work best for your needs. Your Chartered Physiotherapist may also compliment the orthotics with a tailor made exercise programme to stretch and strengthen areas that will improve your alignment that is contributing to pain.
Orthotics help in the relief of plantarfascitis, shin splints, heel pain, knee pain and back pain.
If you need orthotics, pop into us at Motion Physio Clinic, Prosperous, Tel: 045 841010. I can perform an assessment, give you a diagnosis and treat you as required.