Orthotics are a supportive insole device that goes into your shoe to modify foot, ankle, knee and hip function. They are designed to assist in biomechanical disorders of the lower limb such as flat feet, over pronation, patellofemoral pain and lateral hip pain. Orthotics can be an excellent means of reducing your pain and improving your body mechanics. At QV Physiotherapy, we have prefabricated orthotics, cushioned heel cups and heel lifts.
Orthotics are part of a treatment plan for many foot and ankle injuries. At QV Physiotherapy, our physios may prescribe orthotics in conjunction with treatments such as more supportive shoes as well as physical therapy exercises.
Orthotics can be used to treat: