OTC insoles are designed to fit inside your shoe.
These have become popularized through T.V. commercials, fancy packaging and can be bought at pretty much any grocery/pharmacy store.
OTC’s can be marketed to:
Bring pain relief from common conditions:
OTC insoles are also available to fit in a variety of shoes:
That work with every individual’s lifestyle.
Many people do not realize their feet could be the cause of:
This is why Chiropractors treat issues, such as plantar fasciitis by performing lower back adjustments and look to the feet when diagnosing and treating patients.
Patients must be cautioned against self-diagnosing and using OTC orthotics.
Custom made orthotic insoles are a great solution.
We are all different:
This also means that our feet are unique, with some of us even having two feet that completely different from one another. Because of our unique body composition, there is really no one-size-fits-all cure. When it comes to the feet, customization is the key. Ineffective support can lead to increased pain and discomfort.
You could purchase the wrong type of OTC insole, which can create more pain and discomfort. When experiencing pain or discomfort, our bodies are under stress. Stress also increases from financial burdens or seeking medical treatment which can be time-consuming and uncertain.
Self-diagnosing your issues while standing in a store can be dangerous, instead relieve your stress by seeking expert help.
Custom orthotics are also covered by some insurance providers.
Selecting the right orthotic is essential to how our body functions every day.
Custom orthotics are designed specifically for an individual’s body:
Remember that it’s not possible to purchase OTC insoles designed specifically for an individual.
But you can get custom fit orthotics to:
Kent S. Greenawalt, President, and CEO of Foot Levelers discuss how custom foot orthotics can help reduce back pain, low back pain, and sciatica. In a recent research study published by the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), researchers demonstrated that Foot Levelers custom foot orthotics help considerably reduce back pain and several of its associated health issues. The research study also demonstrated that Foot Levelers custom foot orthotics and chiropractic care help tremendously reduce low back pain and sciatica. Foot Levelers custom foot orthotics and chiropractic care helped improve the patient’s overall health and wellness. Dr. Alex Jimenez is a chiropractor in El Paso, TX who can help provide these benefits through the utilization of chiropractic care and Foot Levelers custom foot orthotics, among other treatments.
If you have low back pain or have had it, you are not alone. Experts estimate that around 80% of people will experience some type of back problem at some point in their lives. The Global Burden of Disease 2010 lists low back pain as the number one cause of disability worldwide. The good news is the majority of back pain is mechanical in origin or is not organic. This means that infection, cancer, fracture, inflammatory arthritis, and other serious conditions are not the cause. In fact, you may benefit by looking to your feet, knees, and hips as the culprits.
Experienced chiropractors understand there are some other treatments in addition to chiropractic care that help aid pain management, increase mobility, and decrease healing time. Depending on the condition, individuals may experience a wide array of benefits from blending these treatments into their chiropractic treatment. One such treatment is orthotics or inserts. If life were a sandbox, chiropractic care and orthotics would be the best of friends. They treat muscle and skeletal conditions, as does chiropractic treatment.
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