Custom-Made Foot Orthotics
What are custom-made foot orthotics?
Custom-made foot orthotics (CFO’s) is a lower extremity appliance made from a 3-dimensional mold of an individual’s foot.
Why are Orthotic Abilities orthotics unique to others?
Orthotic Abilities provides 3 different types CFO’s based on the clients diagnosis;
- rigid (polypropelene plastic),
- semi-rigid (EVA foam)
- soft form (Polyurethane foam)
Orthotic Abilities performs a comprehensive gait analysis which may include use of the F-scan technology to observe the clients pressure points in static and dynamic weight bearing state.
Orthotic Abilities uses 2 types of casting methods based on each client’s unique situation. Slipper casting or a 3-D foam impression.
CFO’s can be further modified for symptom management by adding additional structural supports or removing a small portion to accommodate for a certain condition.
Orthotic Abilities custom-made foot orthotics are made onsite by a certified Pedorthist and are generally completed within 1 week of the assessment date.
CFO’s come with a 1-year warranty and complimentary adjustments within the year.
What common conditions do orthotics treat?
- Diabetic foot complications (foot ulcers)
- Plantar fasciitis
- Achilles tendonitis
- Petellofemoral syndrome
Additionally, CFO’s help improve body alignment by reducing stress to the low back and knees resulting in improved mobility.