What are Orthotics?
Orthotics are removable insoles which provide pressure relief and shock absorption. Both pre-made and custom orthotics are commonly prescribed for patients with diabetes and many other problems. For patients choosing or requiring custom inserts, Southwest Orthotic's staff precisely analyzes the patient using state of the art technology called Amfit Cad Cam and Aetrix iStep to ensure that our patients are getting the highest quality product possible. Our cutting edge process allows patients to quickly experience pain relief and greater comfort during daily activities. An orthotic insole can help many issues including but not limited to:
- Reducing pain
- Assisting movement in general
- Controlling, guiding, limiting or immobilizing the foot/ankle anatomy
- Restricting movement in a specific direction
- Reducing weight-bearing forces
- Rehabilitating fractures after cast removal
- Correcting the shape and/or function of the foot or toes
With over 25 years of experience, we guarantee to provide top notch service and knowledge. We have Licensed Pedorthist and Orthotic Fitters on staff to make sure you receive a perfect fit for of all your shoe, compression wear, and custom orthotic needs.
What is a Pedorthist?
A Pedorthist is an individual trained in the anotomy, biomechanics, and orthotic device correction of the foot and lower extremities. Proper support and alignment of a persons foot can many times help alleviate issues of pain with your feet, knees, hips, and back.