Frequently Asked Questions
Custom orthotics are specialized shoe inserts designed to support and comfort your feet. They are tailored to fit your foot shape and address specific foot conditions.
Unlike standard insoles, custom orthotics are specifically crafted based on a mold of your feet, ensuring a perfect fit and targeted support for your unique foot structure and issues.
Yes, orthotics can help alleviate back pain by correcting your foot alignment, which in turn can improve your overall posture and gait, reducing stress on your back.
Typically, custom orthotics can last anywhere from one to five years, depending on the material, your daily activities, and how well they are maintained.
Yes, since they are tailored to your feet, custom orthotics are generally more comfortable than off-the-shelf options, providing support without discomfort.
Not necessarily, but it's important to ensure your shoes have enough room to accommodate the orthotics comfortably. Sometimes, a shoe with a removable insole is recommended.
Keep them clean and dry, avoid exposing them to extreme temperatures, and regularly check for signs of wear. Consult your provider for specific care instructions.
Yes, it may take a few weeks to adjust to your new orthotics. Start by wearing them for a few hours each day and gradually increase the duration.
Absolutely, children with foot issues or abnormal walking patterns can greatly benefit from custom orthotics, aiding in proper foot development.
Coverage varies by insurance provider and plan. It’s best to check with your insurance company to understand your benefits for orthotic coverage.