The Search for the Right Orthotic

89289736 S Foot Arch Person Orthotic Doctor CustomThere are many reasons to wear an orthotic, depending on the type of foot problem you may have. Reasons to wear an orthotic include: Flat feet – low arches Supination – an outward roll of the foot when stepping Overpronation – inward roll of the foot when taking a step Diabetes – lack of insulin in your bloodstream Shin splints – painful swelling of the…

Orthotics for Comfortable Feet

99780730 Orthopedic Insoles And Little Boy Legs On White BackgroundDo you ever find yourself wanting your shoes to be more comfortable? Maybe if they had a little more padding on this part of the shoe, you would be able to wear them for a bit longer. If only there was more arch support, you wouldn’t suffer from chronic plantar fasciitis. Is there a way to find comfort without buying new shoes altogether? Yes! Orthotics …

All Orthotics Are NOT Created The Same!

Fhm Orthotics Not Created EqualAll Orthotics Are NOT Created Equal! Patients come in all the time asking about or carrying in some form of orthotics that they received from another office, bought in a drug store, supermarket, sporting goods store, shoe store or even a Dr. Scholl’s display—and sometimes from a television infomercial.  What they all have in common is foot pain that hasn’t been resolved and they wonder…

Orthotics Help Improve Foot Health for Adults and Children

What do a 70-year old woman with diabetes and an 8-year old boy with an intoeing deformity have in common? They both are improving their foot health by wearing custom-fitted orthotic devices. Orthotics are inserts that fit into shoes to correct an abnormal walking pattern or redistribute pressure to alleviate a foot problem. Some shoe inserts are available over-the-counter – these may help somewhat in…

Your Feet Are Unique, Your Shoe Inserts Should Be, Too

Shoe companies love your feet.  They make shoes with memory foam, springs and even air.  When you’ve tried them all and still feel foot pain, you’re ready to think about shoe inserts. Shoe inserts, or orthotics, are supports that are worn inside a shoe to help alleviate discomfort and provide support for your arches.  However, if there is an underlying cause to your foot and…

Foot Scanners for Custom-Fit Orthotics

35.foot Scanners To Custom Fit OrthoticsYour feet are the foundation of your entire body, supporting you when you stand, walk and run. But when your feet are functioning poorly, signs and symptoms of altered biomechanics usually result in pain, instability, and poor performance. The good news is that a custom-made orthotic from Clark Podiatry Center can relieve your chronic foot pain by supporting the bone structures of your feet, allowing…

All Orthotics are NOT Created Equal!

Patients come in all the time asking about or carrying in some form of orthotics that they received from another office, bought in a drug store, supermarket, sporting goods store, shoe store or even a Dr. Scholl’s display—and sometimes from a television infomercial.  What they all have in common is foot pain that hasn’t been resolved and they wonder why their orthotics haven’t fixed their…