Custom Foot Orthotics are Specialized Shoe Inserts custom made for your feet whereas Off-the-Shelf Shoe inserts purchased from the stores are built around the average foot. They make Standing, Walking and Running more comfortable and efficient. It corrects the angles at which the foot strikes the ground surface. Custom made Orthotics can help you treat the root cause of foot imbalance which can cause Hip, Knee and Back problems.correcting foot deformities
helping the foot or ankle function better
providing support to the ankle
reducing the risks for further injuries
At HELIOS we offer different types of Custom Foot Orthotics suitable for your needs eg. Footwear (Athletic, Work, Casual, Dress, Sandals); Occupation, Age and Activities. It can be made ½ length, 3/4th length or full length.
Custom Foot Orthotics can help with many of the Foot conditions are listed as below:
Arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis, Gouty Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, etc. can cause discomfort in the feet and poor positioning. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort.
Flat feet – Flat feet can cause foot, ankle, and back pain. Orthotics can help to support the feet and promote proper foot positioning. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort.
Plantar fasciitis – Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. Frequently doctors recommend custom made orthotics to support the heel and foot. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort.
Heel spurs – InHeel spurs excess bone grows on the back or bottom of the heel. Custom Foot Orthotics can support the foot. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort.
High arches. Very high arches can stress muscles in the feet and lead to a number of conditions, such as shin splints, knee pain, and plantar fasciitis. Orthotics can help prevent a person’s feet from rolling excessively inward or outward.
Back pain – Poor positioning of the feet, such as arches that roll inward, or lack of cushioning can cause pain that orthotics can help to reduce. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort.
Bunions – Bunions are painful bumps that can develop at the base of the big toe due to irritation of the soft tissue structures. Orthotics with a wide width can help to reduce pressure on the big toe. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort. Hammer toes – Hammer toes often occur as a side effect of bunions on the big toe. They cause second-toe pain and deformities on the ball of the foot. Orthotics can provide additional support to the feet and reduce the likelihood that hammer toes will worsen.
Bursitis – Bursitis is an inflammation of fluid-filled sacs in the heels and toes. Custom Foot Orthotics with heel and arch support can help to reduce bursitis discomfort.
Diabetes – When a person loses the sensations of a foot due to Diabetes is called as Diabetic Neuropathy. In Diabetic Neuropathy Custom Foot Orthotics can help to reduce excess pressure that can lead to foot ulcers. Custom Foot Orthotics along with Physiotherapy treatment can help you with this condition.
Injuries – People who’ve experienced sudden or repetitive strain inuries to their feet and ankles may require extra support during the healing process with orthotics. Custom Foot Orthotics and Physiotherapy treatment can help you relieve the pain and discomfort.
As each insurance policy is individualized, it is important to understand your coverage. At HELIOS we can assist you with clarification of funding with the insurance companies.
When you come in for the assessment, we will:
Take your Relevant Medical History
Assess your shoes and talk about your footwear and activity level
perform a physical examination of your lower limbs
perform a biomechanical examination
perform a posture and gait (walking) analysis
explain to you about treatment options
take an impression of your feetFoot Cast Impression is sent to Lab for custom making the Orthotics according to your feet which can take 2-3 weeks
have you return for the fitting
provide follow-up evaluations to ensure proper fit and function
provide any necessary adjustments and follow-up visits as required
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