Orthotics can help correct many different types of foot problems. The doctors at Coastal Podiatry, LLC. can prescribe custom orthotics for patients in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.
Orthotics are special inserts made to specifically fit the unique shape of your foot. They are used to correct foot conditions such as flat arches and foot and leg pain, cushion your feet, and provide comfort and support.
The most common types of shoe inserts are:
Unlike over-the-counter orthotics that are one-size fits all, prescription orthotics are specially crafted for you and your needs. They are designed to match the contours of your feet and the precise way that you move. Orthotics are only manufactured after a podiatrist has conducted a complete evaluation of your feet, ankles, and legs, so the orthotic can accommodate your unique foot structure and pathology.
Prescription orthotics are divided into two categories:
Podiatrists use orthotics to treat a variety of foot problems. They examine your feet and gait to evaluate how you stand and move. This will help the podiatrist design custom inserts that meet your unique specifications. Podiatrist-prescribed foot orthotics decrease foot pain and improve function. Coastal Podiatry, LLC. offers custom-made shoe inserts to help conservatively foot conditions found in both children and adults.
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