Foot orthotics/shoe inserts can be custom-made to medical specifications or purchased over the counter. Custom-made orthotics are considered more effective and made of higher quality than pre-made orthotics.
Custom-made orthotics can:
Foot pain can come from an injury, disease, or condition, but the cause of the foot pain is what the doctor wants to know to know what type of orthotic to design. The inserts are made by taking an impression of the foot/feet with a 3-D scan.
Suffering from foot pain, that can lead to leg, hip, and spine problems, then orthotics could hold the key to optimal health. By starting from the bottom up foot orthotics can prevent any problems/issues and relieve any pain. It is an option to be considered and should be discussed with your physician.
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