Chiropractic and Orthotics

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common complaint that has many causes. one of the causes of heel pain is inflammation of the tissue on the bottom of the foot, which is called plantar fasciitis. Some causes of plantar fasciitis may be standing too long, being overweight, having arches that are too flat (over-pronation) or too high, or wearing non-supportive shoes. By using orthotics, you may be able to alleviate the heel pain resulting from plantar fasciitis.

Lower Back pain

Low back pain is one of the most common disorders affecting the back. Over pronantion may be a contributing cause of low back pain. Orthotics may help alleviate low back pain when combined with proper diagnosis and treatment .

Shin Pain 

Shin pain, often referred to as “shin splints” is a common term for pain occurring in the front and/or inside section of the shinbone. Some of the factors that predispose to the development of shin splints include excessive pronation and flat feet. By wearing orthotics and supporting your feet you may be able to alleviate the pain.

Knee Pain

There are a number of common causes for knee pain, and it is important to have an accurate diagnosis of the cause so that appropriate treatment can be perused. Depending on the type and severity, knee pain can be minor or can cause severe discomfort Orthotics may help provide the alignment and support needed to alleviate knee pain.

Flat Feet

A true flat foot is rare. Over pronantion causes the foots arch to collapse and elongate, giving the appearance of a flat foot, which may cause heel pain, knee pain and shin pain. By wearing orthotics and supporting your feet, you may be able to alleviate some of these symptoms

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