Step into comfort and stability with orthotics.
Supporting You With Every Step
Are you fed up with foot pain that disrupts your daily life? Maybe you spend long hours on your feet at work, or are on your way to becoming a sports star. Whatever your needs and goals are, sore feet are the last thing you need! Thankfully, modern orthotics are available to help with a wide range of conditions, are designed to reduce pain, and can be customised to fit many different types of shoes.
Discover the Power of Orthotics
Experience a new level of comfort and well-being with custom orthotics tailored specifically for you. Say goodbye to foot pain and discomfort as these amazing inserts realign and optimise the position of your feet, providing unparalleled support.
At Talaria Podiatrist, our team understands that each person is unique, which is why we offer a wide range of orthotic options to suit your individual needs. Whether you have flat feet, suffer from heel pain, or experience discomfort during physical activities, orthotics may be a game-changer. Our thorough biomechanical assessment aims to uncover any underlying factors contributing to your pain, and our dedicated podiatrists will guide you through the process of finding the perfect orthotic solution.
Orthotics May Help
By addressing issues such as overpronation, high arches, flat feet, and many more, orthotics help to distribute the weight evenly across your feet. This helps to reduce strain on joints and muscles. As a result, orthotics act as a cushioning barrier, absorbing shock and minimising the impact on your feet during many activities.
Orthotics may help if you’re experiencing:
- Flat feet
- Plantar fasciitis
- High arch feet
- Knee pain
- Achilles pain
- Heel pain
- Frequent ankle sprains
- Shin pain
Ready to restore balance and take strides in comfort?
Types of Orthotics
Orthotics generally come in two types:
Custom orthotics are custom made devices that are crafted to meet the specific needs of the individual. There are circumstances where custom orthotics are required, in this case a mould will be taken providing us with an exact replica of your feet. This information is then sent to the lab with your prescription form to create the specific orthotic designed for you. Custom built devices can be made slimmer and more comfortable which is especially important in women’s shoes, men’s dress shoes and footy boots.
For certain patients, a fully customised orthotic may not be necessary. At Talaria we also offer podiatric semi-customised, pre-fabricated devices. These offer an alternative level of support and control and can be suitable for acute conditions and even growing kids. The type of orthotics prescribed will be discussed and decided upon by you and the podiatrist together.
Your Orthotics Questions Answered
Determining if orthotics may be helpful for you is best done through a professional assessment by a podiatrist. However, some signs that you may benefit from orthotics include if you have foot pain, an abnormal foot structure, overpronation (where your feet roll inward), supination (where your feet roll outward), chronic lower limb injuries, and balance and posture issues.
Yes, there are two types of orthotics: Custom and pre-fabricated. Custom orthotics are tailor-made specifically for your feet, while pre-fabricated orthotics (also known as off-the-shelf orthotics) are pre-made inserts ready for you to wear.
Orthotics have come a long way, and today may be used with various types of shoes— but not all. Orthotics often take up additional space in a shoe which means that your shoes will need enough room to accommodate them. High heels and narrow shoes are generally not suitable for orthotics for this reason.
The length of time you’ll need orthotics will vary depending on your individual circumstances. While some people may benefit from long-term orthotics, others may find that their condition improves over time and that they no longer need them. To get an idea of how long you may need orthotics for, please make an appointment with us.
The lifespan of custom orthotics will largely depend on how often you use them and how well you care for them. Over time, the materials used in orthotics may wear down or lose their effectiveness, but their lifespan may be extended with proper care such as regular cleaning, drying, rotating pairs, avoiding excessive heat, and continuing regular check-ups with your podiatrist.
Why Talaria Podiatrist?
Whether you’re in Fitzroy North, Heidelberg Heights, Thornbury, or any surrounding suburbs, we’re right by you.
Our team is committed to your care, treating your feet and ankles with precision.
Treatment doesn’t have to be in a white, stark room— at Talaria Podiatrist we use plants and smiles to welcome you in.
Find Your Perfect Fit
When it comes to achieving optimal foot health and comfort, orthotics may just be the game-changer you’ve been searching for. These custom-made inserts are like personalised support systems for your feet, providing stability, alignment, and relief from pain. Whether you’re dealing with plantar warts, ingrown toenails, high arches, or anything else that affects your comfort and mobility, it’s time to put your best foot forward with our orthotics!
Walk with Confidence with Talaria Podiatrist
Whether you’re an athlete looking to enhance performance or somebody seeking everyday comfort, orthotics may make a world of difference. By aligning your feet properly and promoting better biomechanics, our aim is to help to improve your posture, alleviate foot and ankle pain, and even minimise discomfort in your knees, hips, and lower back. Say goodbye to discomfort and hello to a new level of comfort and support with orthotics from Talaria Podiatrist today!