“I was very happy with the treatment I received. I loved receiving the exercises by email. It was nice to have as a reminder to do them as well as how to do them. I was also happy with explanations provided for what was causing the pain.
“Prior to treatment I regularly experienced discomfort and my sleep was affected. Now I don’t have any pinching at all and no lingering pain- very satisfied with that. I found the staff all very warm and attentive. My questions were answered easily and I felt heard. Thank you for the healing!”
“I found the staff here friendly, welcoming, kind and helpful. My therapist and support staff were knowledgeable and gentle. My condition improved quickly with the therapies I received.”
Your feet is your body foundation!!
Custom orthotics are devices placed into your footwear to re-align your spine, legs, and feet to avoid pain or discomfort. This device aids a patient to perform different activities like walking, standing, or running without any limitation
At Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic, we can design medically customized orthotics using low thermoplastic material to address a patient’s problem. These custom orthotics ensures your foot is always placed in the right position anytime it’s on the ground. When there is proper alignment at the low extremists and muscles are coordinating well, it provides greater comfort.
Custom Orthotics in St Albert
According to recent research, it has been discovered that a special type of orthotics referred to as Functional orthotics acts as a brain stimulator. It tells the body what the foot is doing even when not in contact with the floor. However, some researchers have concluded that achieving an optimal foot positioning can be the only reason why orthotics is very effective in treating overpronation. Finally, it was established that orthotics provides a proper and comfortable layer to stand and walk in life.
If you feel pain or want to know more about this treatment technique, you can call or email Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic today!!! To book an appointment with one of our in-house specialists who will be willing to listen to your complaint, assess you, and then design a treatment plan to address your condition.
Type of custom orthotics
There are typically two types of orthotics. They include;
Functional orthotics – functional orthotics are used to provide proper alignment for the foot during the weight-bearing phase of the walking cycle. It is designed to ensure that foot bones align properly to attain an optimal mechanical advantage.
Accommodating orthotics – accommodating orthotics are flexible and soft orthotics used to relieve stress on the floor. It is mainly administered to treat severe arthritis foot and diabetic foot ulceration. They can be manufactured from materials like plastic foams, leathers, corks, etc.
Common conditions that the use of custom orthotics can be relevant
- Heel pain
- Low back pain
- Runner’s knee
- Flat feet
- Plantar fasciitis
- Morton’s Neuroma
What is the benefit of custom orthotics?
Custom orthotics are specials made to fit the exact structure of your foot. When you arrive at Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic for this session, your orthopedist or sports physiotherapist will examine your foot before measuring by scanning your feet using special software. Your symptoms and assessment outcome will guide your therapist to select the best modification that will be added to your custom foot orthotics. This will help improve your posture, balance, mobility and reduce pain
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You may have tried custom orthotics for your condition before, but there was no positive outcome after a while? It is important to know that orthotics are only a treatment process to aid your recovery.
Custom Orthotics in St Albert
At Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic, we will examine your current conditions and identify the problem with your feet. Your orthopedists or sports physiotherapist will treat any disorder, pain, injury, or underlying symptoms as well as provide you with custom orthotics. Foot pains and ankle pain are eradicated using therapeutic techniques like muscle strengthening, stretching, balance retraining, mobilization, and even special footwear types.
Contact Momentum Spine and Sports Physiotherapy Clinic, Let a specialist create a well-detailed plan to eradicate your pain and fasten your recovery process.