Custom orthotics are a custom medical device that fits into your shoe. They aim to support and align the forefoot, mid-foot and rear-foot into such a position that any imbalances or inefficiencies related to the biomechanics of your gait are corrected. Orthotics come in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes. Your Chiropodist will do a biomechanical and gait analysis to determine what option will be best suited to help treat you current conditions.
Non-Custom compression stockings are a commonly used physical therapy intervention used in conditions involving venous and lymphatic insufficiency in the lower limbs. Compression stockings can help with; spider veins, varicosities, lymphedema, venous eczema, ulceration and deep vein thrombosis.
Stockings are available in a variety of sizes, colours and materials. Measurements are taken of your limb to determine the best compression strength and size to help.