It's All Connected...
Back and hip pain can be connected to the feet through a biomechanical chain known as the kinetic chain. The kinetic chain is a system of interconnected joints and muscles that work together during movement. When there are issues or imbalances in the feet, it can affect the entire chain, leading to pain and discomfort in the back and hips. Here’s how this connection works:
Custom Orthotics Can Help
Common foot conditions like flat feet, high arches, plantar fasciitis, or improper footwear can contribute to the development of back and hip pain. Addressing foot issues through interventions like orthotics, supportive footwear, and exercises can help restore proper biomechanics and alleviate pain in the back and hips.