Being unable to meet our basic need for sleeping comfortably, sitting comfortably, walking comfortably & exercising comfortably because of pain in the hips, knees and feet can be frustrating at best and very scary at worst.
The topics of pain, injury and physical limitation ultimately come down to our desire for the freedom and happiness that come with the ability to lead an active life.
Orthotics are a tool that have helped millions of people move past exactly the type of stubborn pains that tend to chip away at the fun, feeedom and choice that make life enjoyable.
An averagely active person takes in excess of 3 million steps per year. Modern humans do all this on extremely flat, hard surfaces like concrete, tarmac and paving stones. We believe that hard, flat surfaces are as stressful to the bodies joints and connective tissues as sugar is to our teeth.
Orthotics are a way of protecting us from this lifelong strain. The Increased support for the foot that orthotics provide often brings greater ease and freedom to our movements in the long term not only in the feet ankles and knees but even in the back and hips. Supporting orthotic prescription with correct stability and balance exercises is also very important for good long term outcome !!!