Did you know that a leading cause of foot pain is an unstable foot?
When your foot is in poor alignment or is not in the right position, you are a prime candidate for foot pain. An unstable foot can lead to heel pain, arch pain, hammertoes, bunions, knee pain, hip pain and even back pain.
What are custom orthotics?
Custom orthotics are inserts for your shoes that are made specifically for you. They are molded to your foot and made to stabilize your foot while you walk. Custom orthotic devices will put your foot in the proper position to eliminate the pain and problems caused by poor foot positioning.
What makes custom orthotics different from the inserts I can buy at the store?
Custom orthotics are made specifically for you. They are molded to your foot. Over the counter inserts are made for an “average” foot depending on your shoe size. (Think prescription glasses versus the readers you can buy at the drug-store)
Custom orthotics have better materials:
The inserts you can buy at the store are usually very cushiony. They feel great for a day or two, then the material breaks down and you are no better off than you were when you bought them. Custom orthotics are made of long lasting materials that will give you support for years to come.
Because custom orthotics are made specifically for your feet, they put your feet in the right position every time. Since over the counter inserts are not made for you, there is no way to know if their insert can put your foot in the right place to relieve your pain. If the insert can’t put your foot in a position to get you feeling better, what is the point of buying it?