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Imbalances in how we walk can not only lead to foot issues, but joint and muscle pain throughout the body.  Our patients are evaluated for proper foot alignment as they stand and walk.  Inserts placed in the shoes can often correct imbalances.  We have both custom made orthotics and factory made orthotics to offer our patients.  At East Avenue Podiatry, we provide the option of a high quality over the counter orthotic.  This is an insert which comes in different sizes, but is not made custom to the foot.  These inserts offer the patient a product that can correct many mild imbalances at a fraction of the cost of custom orthotics.  Like custom orthotics, they can be switched from shoe to shoe.  Because they are much less expensive, often patients will purchase multiple pairs and keep one in each of their commonly worn shoes.  Custom orthotics are made from a plaster mold of the patient's feet while the feet are held in a neutral position.  The podiatrist has a lot of options with these items.  They can be ordered different lengths and with different pads or posts built on them depending on the patient's needs.   The materials are top notch and the product will usually last a few years effectively vs 6 months for the over the counter inserts.  Many high level athletes use orthotics to prevent injury and increase performance.

So if you are suffering from foot pain or muscle and joint pain in other areas of the body, inserts could be your answer.  Please visit our office so you can be properly evaluated for the items that best fit your needs.  Custom orthotics and over the counter orthotics may allow you to enjoy life to the fullest.

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