Custom foot orthotics are prescription medical devices designed to stabilize and control the function of the foot and its alignment with the lower leg. They are used to treat and prevent injury caused by excessive motion or lack of motion in the foot and lower leg. Orthotics are tailored to your activities and the goal is to allow you to stand walk and function efficiently They are based on a detailed biomechanical exam of your lower extremities and feet, a walking gait analysis, your life style and medical complaint.
Orthotics are commonly the most effective treatment for various types of foot problems such as plantar fasciitis (heel spurs), shin splints, and bunions. They are becoming increasingly important in the treatment of various activity related problems such as knee pain, back pain and neck pain.