Orthotics in the Blue Mountains

At Blue Mountains Podiatry we specialize in the treatment of foot, lower limb and even  lower back problems with the use of custom made corrective and supportive orthotics. Our orthotics are made using the latest force plate and 3d scanning technology so you get the best support during activity when you need it the most.  We provide an orthotic that is not only supportive but extremely comfortable.

Orthotics are devices designed to help support your feet. They apply direct forces to specific parts of the foot to improve postural stability, decrease tissue stresses and  improve foot and  lower limb function, to provide a stable foundation for the rest of your body. They are tailor made from different materials to suit the individual’s activity levels, weight and pathology.  Our orthotics are specifically designed to sit discretely inside your causal/dress/sport shoe, boot or sandal, supporting the arch structure of your feet.

Orthotics can be used in the treatment of:

•    orthotics blue mountainsHeel and arch pain
•    Plantar fasciitis
•    Knee pain
•    Ball of foot pain
•    Achilles tendon pain
•    Sore/aching feet and legs
•    Customise ski boots/cycling shoes
•    Long term corns and callus
•    Lower back, hip and knee alignment issues

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The orthotics prescribed by a Blue Mountains Podiatry expert therapist are custom made for your feet and specifically designed to provide support for your feet in the most functionally effective position. The support and improved biomechanics achieved through the use of our orthotics will alleviate joint and soft tissue stress, and allow your feet to provide the most stable foundation from which the rest of the body can operate.

gaitscan orthotics FaulconbridgeUpon, making an appointment to see one of our expert podiatrists we will take a thorough history of your problem and any related contributing factors. This is followed by a thorough examination of your area/s of pain. A 3d digital biomechanical analysis will then follow, enabling our podiatrists to determine with the aid of a pressure pad and the most up to date software, what the precise underlying problems to your condition are and hence find the best and most appropriate solution to your problem. This thorough examination is the only way that you can accurately and precisely measure the functional and dynamic forces generated by your feet and lower limbs.

If the symptoms you are experiencing can be contributed back to the effects of poor foot mechanics, then corrective orthotics are easily and quickly designed using our state of the art 3d pressure pad analysis with no mess or fuss, unlike the old style plaster casting. The entire process takes just 10 minutes to analyse so we can get you on the road to recovery straight away. Any provided orthotics will maximise your chance of solving the problem and eliminate your symptoms. Our years of experience also allow us to provide you with footwear advice and comprehensive exercise programs to speed up the re-alignment process and get you back to your best in the shortest possible time frame.

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