The Heel Pain Clinic

Custom Orthotics

Custom Orthotics – These are shoe inserts that are customed to your unique biomechanical needs. These orthotics can only be prescribed after a thorough biomechanical assessment is already done qualified professional Podiatrists. The orthotics are designed to re-position your foot and lower limb to its correct position, so that it performs at its optimum. There are other conditions and pain that occur due to incorrect alignment. Shall this be the case, our podiatrists will recommend foot orthotics. Improper alignment can happen from an injury, poor foot wear, a genetic predispositions, or even walking on hard surfaces (man-made) in shoes. We use state-of-the-art and high quality Orthotech 3D scanning technology to make sure accurate and reproducible results. We don’t use old or out dated plaster of paris or even foam boxes. Average person walk 185,000 km in lifetime. That is equivalent 4 times around the earth. You need to take care of your feet, your body’s foundations, just like you would on the foundations of your house or just like the tyres on your car. Our foot is a complex structure with 28 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles and tendons. 25% of your bones are in your feet. Any foot is unique and thus custom orthotics are always the best solution when you need them.