Types of foot orthotics- A quick glance for the designs

Painful feet, bunions, heel pain, flat feet, high arched feet, foot deformities, or back pain? You might probably need a orthotic. But before that, do you know what designs to choose from? There are design specially for certain foot condition, let’s have a quick look!

Orthopaedic insole designs

Longitudinal arch support
Longitudinal arch support
Tarsus supination.
Tarsus supination
Metatarsal arch support
Metatarsal arch support
Longitudinal and metatarsal arch support
Longitudinal and metatarsal arch support
Cup-shaped heel support with longitudinal and metatarsal arch support
Cup-shaped heel support with longitudinal and metatarsal arch
support
Tarsus supination, metatarsal arch support
Tarsus supination, metatarsal arch support

Which design is for me?

While having a normal arch supported orthotics can help in redistributing the forces putting onto your feet, having the right design of the orthotics based on your conditions can reduce your pain and symptoms effectively. On the other hand, you are taking a risk of worsening your condition if you buy without seeking professional advice.

Which brand I should buy?

The orthotics shown above are by Qmed care, and there are many different medical graded orthotics available on the market. It is sometimes frustrating when you want the best product for you but there are so many choices. Here I suggest you to see a podiatrist, or you can always go online to do research and read the reviews or my review here.

Why do I need to see a Podiatrist?

Foot types

Put it simply, podiatrists are foot and ankle doctors. When we are sick, we go for doctors; when our feet have problems, we go for podiatrist. They are specialized in this field and are able to provide thoroughly check for your condition, giving the right treatment for you. There are a bunch of process to check whether which orthotics design is best for you. For example, walking patterns, feet types, feet shapes, footwear choices, body alignments, leg length difference etc. Although they will have their own preferences on the brands of the orthotics, they are satisfied with the brand.

Let the experts be experts

I know it is time and cost saving when we self-treat our pain and aches, however it might be the other way round. Living painless is priceless, so let the experts be experts. Get the best foot care from podiatrist.

 

 

 

 

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