These days, foot problems have become quite common. People are frantically searching for ways to deal with it. Custom made orthotics help deal with a number of foot problems. In this article you will find out how customized orthotics reduces foot problems.

“Being successful means that you’re working hard and walking your walk every day” – Marlon Wayans

No matter what’s happening with you, you should not stop walking. If you stop, your life will also become static, stagnant. If you come to reality, hard work is possible when you are physically fit. To be more specific, you need to get every organ healthy and your mind focused. When it comes to care, most times we forget our feet while these two are the organs that keep us going on. Our feet not only keep us moving, they also undertake our body weight to maintain balance while we are moving. By ignoring foot health, we can invite serious biomechanical foot problems, such as supination, over-pronation, etc. Several scientific studies have revealed that custom made orthotics can reduce foot pain and treat several foot-related problems.

According to “The Journal of Rheumatology”, customised orthotics is good not only for adults but also for the children. The study further claims that customised orthotics reduce pain and improve functional status in children who are affected by juvenile idiopathic arthritis. However, it has many other benefits. This article has listed the key benefits of customised or sophisticated orthotics. It improves foot abnormalities, such as:


It is a common overuse injury. It brings in pain and inflammation in the feet ball. People affected by Metatarsalgia often suffer unbearable heel pain. Most time, this condition is seen under the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th metatarsal bones. Sometimes, abnormal pronation or general collapse of the arch is the reason behind excessive bone rotation. Excessive bone rotation causes severe foot pain. Physicians or podiatrists suggest custom orthotics deal with this foot problem. It is often considered as an authentic heel pain treatment.

2.Achilles Tendonitis

This foot problem is named after the name of famous Greek warrior Achilles who had only one weakness and that was the “exposed heel” of his foot. This was kept by his mother Thetis while dipping him into the River Styx. She believed that his son could be able to overcome any pain this way. However, now let’s move from myth to reality. Achilles tendonitis takes place frequently when a person’s tendon gets inflamed and swollen. This issue comes with a few additional symptoms, such as:

•Stiffness or stabbing pain in the morning
•Pain in the back of the heel
•Severe pain after exercise
•Tendon getting thicken
According to medical science, all these symptoms can be reduced with the help of custom made orthotics.

3.Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis causes severe pain in and around the heel bones. Often tearing of fascial soft tissue is the reason behind Plantar Fasciitis. If you have a habit of walking for long distances wearing footwear which are not suitable for your feet, you may experience this foot problem. Sophisticated orthotics can give your feet relief from this issue. It heals the severe pain caused by Plantar Fasciitis.

These are the key benefits of customised orthotics. With the advance of medical science, custom orthotics is getting improved every day. In near future, we will be able to reap more benefits of customised orthotics. Now you can understand that the role of sophisticated orthotics in foot treatment is not a myth but a reality.

Author's Bio: 

The Author is one of the renowned podiatrists in Australia who deal with custom made orthotics on a regular basis. He provides heel pain treatment and other treatments related to several feet issues. He has been offering podiatric treatment for many years.