What are custom made orthotics?
Custom Made orthotics are devices that are made specifically to support your feet. They are made to adapt and be fitted exclusively for your feet and match no one else’s. Custom made orthotics can only be manufactured after a podiatrist has conducted a complete evaluation of your lower limb extremity and taken a cast.
There generally tend to be two types one is functional which controls abnormal motion and the other is accommodative in the case of cushioning and support.
Prescription orthotics are made of the highest quality materials and so will last for a minimum period of 5 years.
The benefits of this treatment
- Offloading diabetic ulcers
- Offloading painful calluses or corns
- Improving alignment and functioning of the ankle joints
- Improving gait