What are Custom Orthotics?

Custom orthotics are medical inserts for your shoes that correct the way you stand, walk or run. The way you walk might be the reason you are experiencing a variety of symptoms.  Some common reasons our health care professionals prescribe custom orthotics are:

  • Arch or Heel pain: 26%
  • Lower Back or Hip Pain: 20%
  • Knee pain: 12%
  • Fore foot pain: 9%
  • Pain in the big toe: 8%'

Custom orthotics are also for condition like: plantar fascia, bunions, calluses, sore or tired feet, runners knee, shin splints and heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, hip, achilles, shin, heel pain or foot arch pain, IT band syndrome and more. Custom orthotics or insoles can ensure that you disperse those forces evenly. When you are running, the pressure on your feet can be three or four times your body weight. Even walking can produce more pressure than the sum of your body weight.

Proper shoe support is a very important aspect of foot health because the continuous stress and strain over time causing injury and strain to other parts of your body.

Remember, help is near to home. If you are concerned about your feet or considering custom orthotics or insoles. We look forward to evaluate your health and offer you the best treatment or alternatives. We are located in Streetsville and Port Credit in Mississauga.