What are custom fit orthotics?
Custom fit orthotics are personalized shoe inserts designed to provide individualized support and address specific foot-related issues. They are crafted based on a detailed assessment of your foot structure, gait, and specific concerns.
How do custom orthotics differ from over-the-counter inserts?
Unlike over-the-counter inserts, custom orthotics are tailor-made to fit the unique contours of your feet. They offer precise support and address your specific biomechanical needs for enhanced comfort and effectiveness.
Who can benefit from custom orthotics?
Custom orthotics are beneficial for individuals experiencing various foot conditions, including but not limited to plantar fasciitis, flat feet, high arches, and joint pain. They are also suitable for athletes looking to improve performance and prevent injuries.
How do I order custom orthotics?
The first step is to fill out our intake evaluation form available here. You'll be guided through providing necessary information, and our specialists will use this to create orthotics tailored to your needs. We'll use this information to contact you and go over your specific needs as outlined on your intake evaluation form. Then, we will send you a casting kit with all the instructions on how to take an impression of your feet and send it back to us. We'll use the intake form, our personalized evaluation consultation, and your casting kit to make your tailor made orthotics.
What information is needed for the customization process?
In the intake form, we'll need details about your foot measurements, any existing foot conditions, your lifestyle, and any specific concerns you may have. This information helps us create orthotics that suit your unique requirements.
How long does the customization process take?
If you order from us at our office or from a home or health show, we can make your custom fit orthotics within an hour. If ordering online or over the phone, the customization process typically takes 2 weeks from the time we receive all necessary information. Once completed, your custom orthotics will be shipped to your address.
Can I use FSA/HSA/RSA Benefits to pay for custom orthotics?
Yes! FSA/HSA/RSA benefits will cover orthotics without a prescription!
Usage & Care
How often should I wear my custom orthotics?
The frequency of wear depends on your individual needs. In the beginning, it's recommended to gradually increase usage. Most users find benefit from wearing them throughout the day.
Can I transfer my orthotics between different pairs of shoes?
Yes, in most cases, you can transfer your custom orthotics between different pairs of shoes. However, it's essential to ensure a proper fit in each pair for optimal effectiveness.
How do I clean and maintain my custom orthotics?
Cleaning instructions will be provided with your custom orthotics. Typically, they can be wiped with a damp cloth. Avoid exposing them to excessive heat or moisture.
Warranty & Adjustments
Do custom orthotics come with a warranty?
Yes, our custom orthotics come with a 15-year warranty against normal wear.
What if I need an adjustment?
We offer free adjustments for the life of your orthotics!