Tamarack Custom Orthotic Solutions in Edmonton
Are you tired of living with foot pain and discomfort? Custom orthotics may be the solution you’ve been looking for. At Tamarack Physiotherapy we understand the importance of having healthy and pain-free feet.
The foundation of your entire body starts at the soles of your feet. That’s why we offer a range of custom orthotics services to help you find relief and improve your overall foot health. Our Orthotics are made from high-quality materials tailored to your specific foot profile and gait. Assess your specific needs and create orthotics that are tailored right!
Why Custom Orthotics?
Custom orthotics are specialized inserts designed to fit your feet exactly based on your foot structure and gait profile. Conditions that can be treated with orthotics include plantar fasciitis, flat feet, heel pain, bunions, and hammertoe. Further, Orthotics can also be used to improve balance and stability. The benefits of custom orthotics go well beyond foot pain and may also help with:
- Back pain
- Improved posture
- Increased support
- Improved daily comfort
- Knee pain
- Ankle pain
- Hip pain
- Leg Fatigue
The whole frame of your body rests on the soles of your feet. Using custom orthotics can relieve pressure on your ankles, knees and back. With proper foot alignment a greater range of motion is achieved, taking away stress of overworked joints and tissue. The change in alignment can further result in significantly reduced hip, knee and lower back pain.
Our Custom Orthotics Process
At Tamarack Physiotherapy we analyze your gait using a foot pressure plate where thousands of sensors capture the surface of your feet to create a 3D impression map. This foot pressure map is created through relative contact surface pressure points.
When the analysis is complete, we provide you with a detailed report of your foot profile along with recommendations for the type of orthotic that will provide the most benefit to you.
There are many different types of orthotics, each designed to correct a specific type of problem. For example, some orthotics are designed to support the arch of the foot, while others are meant to realign the bones in the foot or ankle. Our custom orthotic specialists at Tamarack Physiotherapy are here to help answer any questions you may have regarding our process.
Warning Signs You Might Require Orthotics
Are you on the fence about getting custom orthotics? Here are some signs that you might need to get your feet checked out!
- Foot pain or swelling during daily activities.
- Morning heel pain
- Flat feet (no arch in your feet)
- High arch feet
- Loss of balance or frequent falling over
- Uneven wear and tear in your shoes
- Foot corns and calluses
- Pain in your knees, hip or lower back.
Get the Custom Orthotics You Need Today
If your feet are suffering, orthotics are often only part of a comprehensive treatment plan. In addition to custom orthotics, a physiotherapist may need to fully treat the underlying conditions. Contact Tamarack Physiotherapy today to schedule your custom orthotics appointment and a full gait analysis.