An orthotic is a type of devices used to support, immobilize, or treat joints, muscles or skeletal body parts, especially in the foot. Braces, splints and insoles are commonly used to correct the function of deformed, ineffective, injured or weak body parts.

Orthotics and The McCaffrey Method of Care

According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, nearly eight in 10 Americans have experienced foot problems as a result of wearing uncomfortable or ill-fitting shoes. In chiropractic care, orthotics are designed to correct foot posture and irregular walking. By restoring a natural foot movement, musculoskeletal issues can be corrected. Our custom orthotics can realign feet and foot function. Orthotics enable even weight distribution in your foot, taking stress off toes, soles, and balls of feet. Orthotics paired with our chiropractic treatments are designed to relieve pain and prevent further issues.

Do I Need Orthotics? – Symptoms and Pains

If you have issues with foot structure and surrounding areas, this can also cause problems with your back, knees and hips. You could be in need of orthotics if you suffer from general pain in feet, irregular foot posture and movement, flat feet, and pain felt during exercise.

Orthotics can improve and prevent several types of conditions and symptoms such as achilles tendonitis, bunions, compartments syndrome, chondromalacia patellae, heel spur, metatarsalgia, neuroma, patellofemoral syndrome, plantar fasciitis, pronation, sesamoiditis, tendonitis, and many more.

Why Seek The McCaffrey Method of Care for Foot Pain?

Chiropractic care takes a holistic approach to your pains. Chiropractic care treats the whole body and diagnoses how orthotics can complement custom treatments. Our approach utilizes specialized mobilization and manipulation techniques to feet to relieve restricted movement. These techniques will affect how feet function and will relieve foot-related issues. The problem may not always be located around the area of the body where you have pain, so it is vital to seek chiropractic care to diagnose the foot-related issue.

Importance of Customized Orthotics

Customized orthotics are modeled to you. The best way to treat foot issues is to design custom orthotics to your feet. Customized orthotic are shaped and sized to accommodate and align your feet to correct your foot function. By using custom orthotics, we can address pains in your feet and alleviate pains in other parts of your body. Relying on generic treatments may provide temporary relief: however, it is likely that pain will return at a later date.

Alleviating Pains with Orthotics

By combining our custom orthotics and the McCaffrey Method of treatment, you can reduce or alleviate pain in your feet and foot-related alignment issues. Orthotics allow you to be aligned correctly promoting improved foot function in standing, walking, and exercising. Orthotics can help alleviate pain, provide support, prevent deformities, relieve pressure, improve alignment, reduce stress on lower extremities and back, and improve the overall function or your foot.

If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms or you may be feeling similar pain, consult our office today. Dr. Sean understands the importance of your foot health and how it affects your overall health. Book an appointment to get a custom treatment and return to a healthy and happy life.