Orthotics makes fabrications of your personalized inserts for your heel and/or sole. The inserts provide support for your foot when you are standing by distributing pressure and realigning your foot joints.
Initial evaluation (60 minutes)
Your feet and lower extremity mechanics will be assessed.
An analysis of your postural alignment will be made.
You will be educated about stretches and exercises.
A plaster cast will be taken of your foot and sent to the podiatric lab.
Your custom orthotics will be created.
Stretches and exercises will be suggested to you by the therapist.
Most insurance companies cover this initial evaluation. Personal cost for orthotics is $80.
Formation of plaster foot mold
Your orthotics will be fitted to your shoes.
You will receive education regarding appropriate use and care of your orthotics.
Your postural alignment with orthotics will be reassessed.
You will evaluate the comfort and fit of your orthotics.
Any changes or adjustments can be scheduled at a later date if needed.
Who uses these services?
Adults and children with malalignment originating from feet
Hip, back, ankle, and knee pain patients
Patients whose jobs require extended periods of standing/walking
Pes planus (flat feet) patients
Arthritis and degenerative joint diseases patients