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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,...

Preventing Amputation in At-Risk Diabetics: Importance of Nutrition and Self-Care
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Preventing Amputation in At-Risk Diabetics: Importance of Nutrition and Self-Care

Complications with diabetes often affect the feet, and in extreme situations, these complications can lead to amputation. However, good diabetes management and regular foot care can help to prevent these issues and keep you in good health. Diabetic foot problems often involve nerve damage and poor blood circulation. These problems make the feet particularly vulnerable,...

Pediatric Orthotics and Prosthetics: Help Your Child Regain Their Lifestyle
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Pediatric Orthotics and Prosthetics: Help Your Child Regain Their Lifestyle

Every parent wants the best for their child and wishes to see them develop in a positive way. However, certain unique challenges arise when it comes to supporting children who have limb differences. Playing sports, going to school, and even walking around with friends can require serious mental and physical adjustment. Some children never fully...

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...

How Orthotics Can Help with Pain from Flat Feet
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How Orthotics Can Help with Pain from Flat Feet

While not everyone with flat feet needs orthotics, many have experienced greater comfort and an overall greater quality of life from orthotic use. Learn about the many ways orthotics can improve the health of your feet and overall well-being. Just as there are many different types of flat feet, there are many options in orthotics...

Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics Announces New Conway Location
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Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics Announces New Conway Location

The new Faulkner County facility will allow Horton’s O & P to service a new area of central Arkansas for residents in need of Horton’s specialized services for adults and children. Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics, a longtime institution in Central Arkansas, recently announced the opening of its newest location in Conway at 635 Dave Ward Drive....

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.

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