Define: Health offers custom foot orthotics and footwear to help maximize your performance during sport or your comfort during work and leisure activities. Orthotics can be custom made to fit a variety of shoes and work safety boots. A custom orthotic is designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance
The symptoms of poor foot mechanics can include any one of the following:
- Localized foot pain
- Bunions, hammer toes
- Arch/heel pain
- Leg/knee pain
- Hip or back pain
Maximize Sport Performance
Orthotics can be specifically designed to fit within all athletic shoes, including ski boots, ice skates and soccer cleats. Custom orthotics will help position your foot so you will be using the right muscles at the right time, minimizing fatigue and allowing your muscles to be used more efficiently.
Custom footwear is available and can be viewed directly at the manufacture’s website www.theorthoticgroup.com
Will my insurance provider reimburse me for my orthotics?
Custom orthotics inserts and footwear are covered by most health insurance providers. Some extended health care policies require a referral from a medical doctor prior to claiming reimbursement for these services.