Orthotics for Common Foot Ailments

Our feet go through a lot on a regular basis, but a lot of different problems could be solved with custom shoe inserts. Our feet support our entire body, so it's very important how weight is distributed to prevent any further injuries or problems. While some issues can be changed by adjusting how you stand or walk, others are things that we are not in control of. Here are some of the most common foot problems that people encounter.

Common Foot Ailments

  • Heel Spurs - Calcuim deposits form on the heel when the plantar fascia pulls away from the heel area, which results in a heel spur. 
  • Bunion - These are prominent bumps that are found near the big toe joint. These bumps are actually caused by the bone moving towards the inside of the foot
  • Achilles Tendinitis - This is a result of when the Achilles tendon is inflamed and starts to degrade, causing pain in the back of the leg where it meets the heel.
  • Arch Pain - Arch Pain is when there is a burning sensation or inflammation at the arch of the foot
  • Calluses - These form when dead skin cells harden and then thicken over a certain area of your foot
  • Metatarsalgia - This term is used to describe a sensation of pain in the ball of your foot
  • Morton's Neuroma - This foot problem is caused by the inflammation of a nerve, typically at the ball of the foot between the 3rd and 4th toe.

Consider Custom Orthotics

Many of the issues that are listed here can be resolved by using custom orthotics. By having someone create a shoe insert specifically for you, you'll have an insert that tackles the issues that you have. Don't settle for a generic solution that doesn't take your needs into consideration. Contact us today to learn more about custom orthotics.