They are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Custom orthotics work on your feet much like glasses work on your eyes – because they reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into proper alignment. The plastic body of the custom orthotic helps to re-align the foot by redirecting and reducing certain motion that takes place during the gait cycle.
The symptoms of poor foot mechanics can include any one of the following common symptoms amongst to patients.
In most Extended Health Plans, if you are assessed by a Chiropodist and your orthotics are dispensed by a Chiropodist then you won’t need a note from a Medical Doctor for your claim to be approved. If you are unsure, you may contact us, and our skilled staff will be able to assist you.