Orthotic Arch Supports

Relieve The Pain In The Arch Of Your Foot

Orthotic Support For Arches


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Orthotic arch supports give comfort to both the medial and lateral arches, which are considered as the main arches of your foot. As such, it supports and maintains the balance of your foot where the problem commonly arises.

Using your feet with your arch unsupported will lead to knee and calf pain. This emphasizes the importance of arch support to prevent the possible weakening of your foot. Although there are many arch support devices that are out in the market orthotic supports are still different when it comes to its functional dynamics.

Only orthotic supports are genuinely manufactured to address arches problems such as plantar fasciitis, rheumatoid arthritis, and heel spurs.

Orthotic arch supports are molded polypropylene, making it tough and flexible and even more supportive to low and high arches.

Orthotic supports for arches can be easier on your feet than the ordinary padding. This holds true especially when the support is custom fitted by your podiatrist. Although there are readily made orthotics it is still better to have a customized support particularly if you are diagnosed with arch problems.

Remember that each person has different arches. It can be high, low or neutral. But shoes in the market have the same arch supports that cannot serve its purpose because it is too general.

Thus, it is better to replace the support with orthotic arch supports, which have been proven by thousands of people to correct imbalances of their feet. Also, to guarantee the effectiveness of arch supports, make sure that the brand is recognized by the American Podiatric Medical Association.

Ready To Buy?

Buying orthotics can be a tricky exercise if you do not know what to look for in a quality orthotic. Below are our recommendations based on customer reviews and feedback from users.

+ USA Orthotics, based in St. Louis, Missouri, have a massive range of orthotics. Click here to go to their website.
+ Foot Solutions are a franchise business with stores all over the US. They have an outstanding reputation.

Further Reading

+ US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health
+ Podiatry Today

CAVEAT - Beware Of "Over The Counter" Orthotics.

Orthotics for feet are medically prescribed instruments that are personally made to suit your particular foot problem. Many stores and pharmacies sell over the counter orthotics which could aggravate your condition. If your foot problem is severe, you must consult your local podiatrist/chiropodist in your area for the correct orthotic.

Websites Of Interest

The websites below provide helpful information in regards to foot, heel and ankle ailments.

The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine serves to advance the understanding, prevention and management of lower extremity sports and fitness injuries.
Website: http://www.aapsm.org/members.html
Phone: (352) 620-8562
Email: info@aapsm.org

ACFAS seeks to promote the art and science of foot, ankle and related lower extremity surgery
Website: http://www.acfas.org/
Phone: (800) 421-2237
Email: info@acfas.org

Our purpose, or goal, is to protect and improve the health and welfare of the public by the advancement of the science of podiatric surgery.
Website: http://www.abps.org
Phone: (415) 553-7800
Email: info@abps.org

ASPS will advance the knowledge and skills of podiatrists in the area of surgery of the foot, ankle, and governing and related structures.
Website: http://www.aspsmembers.org/
Phone: 877-277-7616 (toll free)
Email: N/A

The American Board of Medical Specialties, a not-for-profit organization, was established to create uniformity in physician certification.
Website: http://www.abms.org/
Phone: (312) 436-2600
Email: N/A