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Orthotics Treatment At Physioworx

Your feet support your entire body and any change or complication in them will drastically affect the rest of your being such as shift in posture, walk and stresses on joints that could lead to more serious issues. What custom orthotics do is allow your body to restore a natural balance and normal movement patterns by fitting into your shoes just like insoles and providing the right kind of support. As a result, your body reduces pain and discomfort. Orthotics is basically a device inserted into a shoe, from pads to custom shoe inserts that correct an abnormal or irregular, walking pattern.

They are also called arch supports. Custom orthotics allow people to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably. However, over-the-counter orthotics are also available but they cannot correct the wide range of symptoms as compared to prescription foot orthoses.

Custom orthotics treatment is a great way to fix issues in your feet. The orthotic devices come in many shapes, sizes, and materials. They are primarily designed to change foot function and hence they are protective in nature.

Rigid Orthotics

These devices are primarily used for walking or dress shoes and to control function. Rigid Orthotics is often composed of a firm material, like plastic or carbon fiber. A podiatrist takes a plaster cast or image of the foot to make rigid orthotics. They control motion in the two major foot joints that are underneath the ankle joint. In fact, they eliminate strains, aches, and pains in the legs, thighs, or lower back.

Soft Orthotics

The doctor for orthotics says there are used to absorb shock, increase balance, and take pressure from sore spots. Soft Orthotics are effective for diabetic, arthritic, and deformed feet. They are typically created with soft, cushioned materials and worn against the sole of the foot, from the heel to the ball of the foot. They are also made from a mold using plaster cast or image of the foot.

Semi-Rigid Orthotics

It provides foot balance for participating in sports and walking. The typically semi-rigid orthotic is made up of soft material, reinforced with more rigid materials. It is usually prescribed for children to treat flatfoot and in-toeing. This orthotic treatment is used to help athletes mitigate pain during training.

Why Do You Need Custom Orthotics?

Similar to insoles, custom orthotics are designed to correct improper foot function and instep. You can wear them inside your shoes for support, to fix alignment, and help balance your feet. Our experienced orthopedicians help find solutions so that you have fewer issues related to pressure points, muscle strain, and discomfort in the spine.

Benefits Of Custom Orthotics Treatment

  • Helps to locate foot pain and heel pain including plantar fasciitis and heel spurs.
  • Alleviate problems related to pressure points and muscle strains.
  • Cure flat feet with collapsed arches or painful feet with high arches
  • Gives relief to the abnormal forces placed on the feet
  • Reduces overall fatigue and pain.
  • Cures joint and muscle pains in your shins, knees, hips, and back

Our Custom Orthotics In North York

Feet are a critical part of our body. Just one issue and you will lose your walking pattern or harm your posture. For long-term comfort, it's vital to consult experienced doctors who can address your issue effectively. Our Othopedicians will analyze your situation and correct your specific foot imbalances best fit for you. We have custom-made orthotics for each patient so as to bring their feet back into proper alignment, and reduce stress and strain from the body. We ensure to enhance your overall body’s posture and walking mechanics. So, don't settle for less!

Book an appointment today and get in touch with our specialized professional team. PhysioWorx is more than happy to assist you with anything that cures your pain!