Custom orthotics are medical devices made specifically for your feet. The highly trained physicians at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists in Atoka, Cordova, and East Memphis, Tennessee, use custom orthotics to treat many foot conditions, including plantar fasciitis, bunions, and tendonitis. If you have foot or ankle pain, schedule a consultation at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists by calling or booking online today to learn how custom orthotics can help you.
Custom orthotics are medical devices designed to fit your feet. You can find orthotics at your local pharmacy or big box store, but these shoe inserts may not provide the type of support you need.
Custom orthotics at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists match the contours of your feet and are designed for the way you move. The podiatrists only recommend custom orthotics after thoroughly evaluating your feet, ankles, and legs.
This evaluation allows them to create an orthotic that accommodates your unique foot structure and issues.
The podiatrists at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists offer two types of custom orthotics: functional orthotics and accommodative orthotics.
Functional orthotics control foot pain caused by abnormal motion. Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists also use these types of orthotics to treat shin splints or alleviate knee, hip, or back pain.
Accommodative orthotics are softer and provide cushioning and support. Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists use these types of orthotics to treat diabetic foot ulcers, painful calluses, and other uncomfortable conditions like rheumatoid arthritis.
The podiatrists at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists recommend custom orthotics to treat many foot and ankle issues. You may benefit from the custom-made foot device if you have:
Custom orthotics may also benefit athletes looking to improve their performance. Having the right support for your feet, ankles, and legs may improve your endurance and strength.
You can expect a thorough evaluation during your custom orthotics consultation at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists.
Your podiatrist reviews your concerns and medical history and examines your feet, ankles, and legs. They also have you engage in various activities to better understand the mechanics of your feet and determine what type of orthotic is right for you.
Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists uses advanced technology that creates a 3D image of your foot. They use this image to make your custom orthotics.
Once ready, your podiatrist has you return to the office for your fitting, make adjustments, and explain how to get the most out of your custom orthotics.
To find out more about custom orthotics at Mid-South Foot & Ankle Specialists, call the office nearest you today or schedule an appointment online.