Orthotics is a medical practice that focuses on the design as well as the application of orthoses. Your feet play a very important role when it comes to your overall health. The feet act as a strong base to the body when walking and standing. However, by wearing custom orthotics, your feet may benefit from additional support. Benefits of Orthosis Orthotics can help increase mobility in feet Orthotics can help to reduce foot pain Orthotics can help protect as well as support a foot … [Read more...] about What are Orthotics?
We take our feet for granted, but they are complex structures - each having 26 bones and 33 joints that hold them together with 20 different muscles and more than 100 ligaments. It is hardly surprising over a lifetime of use, carrying our body's weight all day, every day that things can go wrong with our feet! While women are more likely to suffer from foot pain because of wearing high heels or pointed-toe footwear, almost anyone can experience this - and associated pain elsewhere in the … [Read more...] about The Need For Orthotics