Many times, if not all, we take advantage of the comfort our feet brings until we experienced issues with it. Lower limb and foot problems can harm your spinal health, which can in turn affect the rest of your body. For residents in Fawkner, orthotics services are readily available to address these issues. We ask you to consider these questions:
If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then claim your FREE foot scan on the Foot Levelers digital scanner. This will determine if orthotic therapy is right for you. Insoles purchased off-the-shelf are not tailored to your needs. You wouldn’t wear glasses from another person, so why put insoles not made for you?
Just like glasses, insoles are tailored to fit a particular prescription. Therefore offering the best possible support and relief from the symptoms and conditions mentioned above is something you will benefit from.Orthotics can assist to relieve pain in the feet legs, hips, knees, hips and back. They can dramatically improve and maintain a healthy posture for your spine and the rest of your body.
Your healthcare provider may recommend orthotics if you have Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, or runners knee. However, even if you don’t have a specific diagnosis, but experiencing pain in your feet, ankles, or legs, then you should consult with a professional about whether orthotics is right for you.
Technically speaking, orthotics can be used in any shoe. But it depends on what type of shoe you use and how comfortable they are. Shoes with a higher heel count (the part that goes up around your ankle) fit well with orthotics. Orthotics should not be too tight. This can lead to more problems.
Orthotics can be made specifically to fit your feet based on detailed measurements and analysis. They can provide the best support possible for you. Over-the-counter orthotics, on the other hand, are mass-produced and may not be a good fit. Although they can still provide some benefits, they are unlikely to be as helpful as custom orthotics.
The amount of time that your orthotics last depends on how much you use them and what activities you do. If properly maintained, orthotics can last up to 10 years. The top cover may start to wear out over time and will need to be replaced before the orthotics themselves need to be replaced.
There are different styles of orthotics available, depending on your individual needs.You can choose from full and half-length orthotics or slim orthotics to fit your narrower, lower, or more open shoes. Sports orthotics are also available for you to use while exercising or doing physical activity.
Orthotics can alleviate back pain in some cases. Orthotics can be used to correct poor posture or alignment and offer support.
The length of time you will need to wear your orthotics depends on each person’s situation. If you have been prescribed orthotics, you should wear them for as long and as necessary to achieve the desired effect. It may take forever, but it might be shorter depending on your specific needs.
Looking for orthotics in Fawkner, or near the surrounding suburbs? Our clinic is conveniently located 90 Winifred Street Oak Park, Vic 3046.
We assist patients in Oak Park and the surrounding suburbs.