Orthotics

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Orthotics are prescribed /insoles that are placed inside the shoe to correct abnormal foot biomechanics . Apart from supporting the foot, they actually realign the foot to their “neutral” or correct position, allowing the foot to function as it should.

Orthotics can often correct long-term, on-going, repetitive injuries such as “shin splits”, achilles tendonitis, anterior knee pain, hip and lower back problems.

At Village Physiotherapy Clinic a full physical assessment is carried out to determine the source of the pain and in a lot of cases treatment alone can correct a significant amount of biomechnical problems. As orthotics are expensive they will only ever be prescribed if they are necessary.

  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Lumbar-Sacral Pain(Low Back Pain)
  • Metatarsalgia(Pain in the ball of the foot)
  • Osteoarthritis of the ankle, knee and hi
  • Patello-femoral Mal-alignment/Pain(Knee cap pain)
  • Pes Planus (Flat Feet)
  • Plantar Fascitis (Heel Pain)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tibial Stress Syndrome (Shin Splints)
  • Tired/Aching feet and legs
  • Hallux Abducto – Valgus (Bunions)

To book an appointment to arrange a biomechanical assessment call us on 061 395311

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