Orthotics are devices worn in your shoes. At Toe Business and Southsea Podiatry we can provide bespoke and off the self orthotics.
If you require bespoke orthotics then a prescription will be tailor made to your needs. A Bespoke pair of othortics are prescription orthotics, similar to glasses which have to be prescribed.
The main aim of orthotics is to redistribute pressure, thereby decreasing the load from painful or injured areas. They ensure that your foot posture is working to the very best of its ability and research has shown that by your lower limb functioning to its best anatomical ability, it reduces stress on the foot, lower limb, and other areas of the body.
Orthtoics can be extremely useful if you have poor foot posture, injury and or pain. Some of the following conditions that orthotics are commonly used for are:
- Plantar Fasciitis (heel pain)
- Arch pain
- Flat feet
- High arched feet
- Shin splints
- Achilles Tendinitis
- back pain
- knee pain
- and much more