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What is a Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis?

A Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis, commonly known as a foot orthotic, is a custom-designed device crafted to provide support, alignment, and relief for foot and ankle issues. It's meticulously tailored to fit the unique contours of an individual's foot, offering targeted support where it's needed most.

When is a Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis indicated?

A Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis is recommended for a variety of conditions, including flat feet, plantar fasciitis, heel pain, bunions, arthritis, and diabetic foot complications. It's particularly beneficial for individuals with biomechanical abnormalities or those seeking relief from chronic foot and ankle discomfort.

How is a Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis created?

The creation of a Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis begins with a thorough evaluation which includes assessing the patient's gait, foot structure, and specific symptoms. Next, precise measurements or molds are taken to capture the individual's foot shape. Using advanced materials and fabrication techniques, such as computer-aided design and 3D printing, the orthotic is custom-made to exact specifications.

Benefits of a Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis

The advantages of a Custom Molded Foot & Ankle Orthosis are manifold.

  • It provides superior support and stability, promoting proper foot alignment and reducing strain on muscles and ligaments. By redistributing pressure evenly across the foot, it alleviates pain and discomfort associated with various foot conditions.
  • It can improve balance, enhance athletic performance, and prevent injuries by correcting biomechanical imbalances.
  • It ensures optimal comfort and wearability, allowing individuals to go about their daily activities with ease.
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