THE KEY TO BETTER HEALTH COULD BE RIGHT UNDER YOUR TOES
What do my feet have to do with it?
Your feet have a direct impact on the rest of your body.
Like the foundation of a house, your feet support
the weight of everything above them. When a small
problem develops in your feet, a subtle change in the
way you walk will cause a chain reaction in your
posture. These changes can put stress on joints higher
up in your body that may lead to secondary problems.
A custom orthotic from The Orthotic Group (TOG)
will help reduce pain and discomfort by enhancing
your body's natural movements. In close partnership
with your health care practitioner, TOG designs
custom orthotics that are made for your unique needs
and add to your general well-being.
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WHAT ARE CUSTOM ORTHOTICS?
Custom orthotics are biomechanical medical
devices that are custom made to correct your
specific foot imbalances. Orthotics reduce
stress and strain on your body by bringing your
feet back into proper alignment. Custom orthotics
fit comfortably into your shoes like insoles,
with the advantage of being made from precise
impressions of your feet.
HOW DO THEY HELP?
Custom orthotics help your body restore a natural
balance and normal movement patterns, thereby
reducing pain and discomfort. Nobody understands
this better than TOG, a true leader in this
The Orthotic Group designs innovative and
comfortable orthotics that are a pleasure to wear.
Our orthotics gently assist in reducing problems
associated with pressure points, muscle strains and
abnormal forces on the feet, ankles, knees, hips
Over time, custom orthotics prescribed by your
health care practitioner will bring you relieffrom
fatigue and pain, allowing you to enjoy daily activities
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE A PROBLEM?
The symptoms of poor foot biomechanics
may include one or more of the following:
- Localized foor pain
- Hammer Toes
- Arch pain
- Heel pain
- Knee pain
- Hip or low back pain
WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Talk with your health care practitioner about the
symptoms you are experiencing. Afteran examination
and gait analysis, your health care practitioner will
discuss whether your feet are contributing to your
problems. Asking ifyour feet could be a part of the
cause is a great first step!
TYPE OF CUSTOM FOOT ORTHOTICS
The Orthotic Group offers a wide variety
of orthotics to fit your lifestyle:
FASCINATING FOOT FACTS
- Of all the bones in your body, 25% are
in your feet.
- The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000
steps each day.
- The average person will walk over 100,000
miles in their lifetime, or more than four trips
around the world!
- Women have four times as many foot
problems as men, mainly due to poor fitting
footwear including high heels.
- More than 75% of the population will
experience foot problems in their lifetime.