What is an Orthotic?

A foot orthotic is a device that can be inserted into the shoe to support, align, prevent and accommodate foot deformities and conditions to improve function. Used in conjunction with appropriate footwear, a foot orthotic can be effective in treating a number of foot and lower limb ailments. These include plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, bunions and shin splints, as well as pain and complications related to diabetes and arthritis.