Heidelberg Podiatry are experts in prescribing and fitting foot orthotics to treat a range of issues seen in the foot and lower limb. Foot orthotics are very commonly worn by many people ranging from children to adults and elite athletes and the right orthotic can help manage and treat many biomechanical issues, reduce stress and tension forces on muscles, joints and ligaments in the lower body.
Orthotics can be effective in treating plantar fasititus, foot pain in the heel and Archilles tendon, bursitis and chronic knee and lower back pain, through improving foot function.
Our qualified podiatrists have experience with a number of different types of orthotic devices and can prescribe an orthotic that will work for you lifestyle. Orthotics requirements are very individual and the type of orthotic device for each person depends on the grade and level of correction, stability and support that is required. Other factors such as amount of running performed, type of sport played, age, foot pain levels and footwear worn will determine the type of orthotic one requires. We utilise modern, up to date techniques including heat moulding, plaster casting and 3D scanning to make sure your orthotics are correct and accurate everytime.