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Latest Technology in Custom Made Orthotics
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Latest Technology in Custom Made Orthotics

Orthotics often bring to mind leg braces and clunky grandpa shoes. In the past, orthotics, while helpful, were often cumbersome and mass-produced to fit the largest number of people possible. While this approach made orthotics available for a wide range of people, technology has since advanced to allow for the creation of much more personalized,...

Amputation Prevention in Diabetics – Are Custom Orthotics Key?
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Amputation Prevention in Diabetics – Are Custom Orthotics Key?

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are undoubtedly aware of the complications that can arise to interfere with your daily life — including lower limb amputation. Do you know how high the risk of amputation is in people with diabetes? According to the American Diabetes Association, a person loses a limb due to...

What Type of Custom Orthosis Do You Need?
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What Type of Custom Orthosis Do You Need?

Hundreds of orthotic combinations exist, so it is not surprising that figuring out what custom orthotic you need for your specific condition can seem daunting. Your doctor and orthotics specialist will recommend the best type of brace for what your medical situation requires, whether you are dealing with a temporary sports injury or a chronic condition.