Understanding your feet with the Imprints system
8th November 2019
Well fitting footwear Well fitting footwear is not only crucial to facilitating comfort but plays an essential role in the treatment and management of existing foot problems. In many instances an improper fit is the sole cause and / or aggravator of foot problems. A study facilitated by Buldt and Menz found between 63 and … Continue reading “Understanding your feet with the Imprints system”More
How are custom foot orthotics manufactured?
19th February 2019
How are custom, functional orthotics currently manufactured? To inform the custom-fabricated orthotics manufacturing process, podiatrists often begin by collating information on the patient’s leg, feet, shoes and current lifestyle. Thereafter, the podiatrist initiates the conventional orthotics manufacturing process by taking non/semi-weight bearing casts of the patient’s feet. To do so, wet plaster strips are wrapped … Continue reading “How are custom foot orthotics manufactured?”More