Custom Foot Orthotics
Custom Foot Orthotics
Comfort Shoe Specialists makes some of the best custom foot orthotics in St. Louis area. triliam finishing Our approach to orthotics takes into account the whole foot, not just the different arches of the foot. We take a look of 34 different things, from how the angles of the heels are to how flexible the range of motion is in your big toe.
Comfort Shoe Specialists has started embracing technology in the design and fabrication of foot orthotics. Using one of the worlds best 3D Foot scanners. The scanner utilizes lasers and cameras to ensure the most accurate measurements are taken. After the scanning is completed, our specialists fill out the order forum for the orthotic to produced using a 3D printer. This allows no waste manufacturing, most importantly because the orthotic was created using a 3D printer it ensures that the same fit every time.
Advanced Posting Functional Orthotics
These orthotics have impressions taken non-weight bearing, capturing our long arches at their highest. We measure the calcaneus (heel bones) for degrees of valgus (leaning in) or varus (leaning out). We then bi-sect the cast, bringing the calcaneus in alignment with the leg bones. These orthoses require flexibility of the calcaneus to bring in alignment. Proper alignment benefits not only foot function but also improves joint alignment up the kinetic chain to benefit knees, hips, and backs.
Conditions: chronic heel pain, painful flat foot, posterior tibialis tendonitis (PTTD), arch pain, chronic foot and ankle pain.
Replacing the top covers when worn through the top cover may be necessary, depending on how often you wear them and how hard you are on them.
Trilaminate orthotics generally last one to two years. They are made of three layers of materials; Puff, Poron, with cork used on the bottom for posting. Trilaminates are generally used when patients have foot deformities, heavy callusing or severe pain in the ball of the foot.
What to expect
Give all new products a chance to work. Most people report a 70% relief of their symptoms within the first 4 to 6 weeks of wearing their foot care products. However, it may take as long as you have had your symptoms to experience full relief. That’s why it’s important to get help as soon as foot problems develop.
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