The Benefits of Custom Orthotics
Your feet are your body’s foundation, bearing all of its weight
and keeping it stable. Any pain, deformity, or discomfort in your
feet can compromise that stability and cause you to alter your foot
alignment and/or normal gait, which in turn can lead to excessive
stress on everything from your hip joints to your spine. When this
happens, you may be tempted to solve your foot problems by picking
up over-the-counter insoles. While that can certainly be cheap and
easy to do, insoles and inserts from the supermarket or drugstore
lack nearly every benefit that custom orthotics can
If you are considering individually designed Stabilizing
Orthotics, we can perform a digital foot scan to show you how
imbalances in the feet can lead to problems in the knees, hips,
back and shoulders. The foot scan will show how Stabilizing
Orthotics can help improve your foot structure, balance and
posture. Following a foot scan, a report will provide you a
Pronation/Stability Index, a Foot Assessment, and a Body
Assessment. That information can then be sent to the lab to
custom mold an orthotic.
The duel digital laser optical scan demonstrates where
your feet are applying pressure. Loss of arch height – The red
areas on the V7+ scan show where your feet are applying pressure.
Loss of arch height – which shows more red in the middle of the
foot, such as the image and rolling of the feet.
The scan also shows the foot. The higher number indicates
greater instability on that side of the body.
The body assessment image feet can lead to knee rotation,pelvic tilt and shoulder drop. These imbalances in the body can be caused by pronation and supination of the foot.
These instabilities can lead to conditions such as plantar
fasciitis, knee pain, hip pain, back pain, and neck pain. A
properly aligned body will have symmetrical feet, level knees,
pelvis and shoulders. Wearing Stabilizing Orthotics may help
alleviate imbalances and conditions caused by those
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