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Insoles can be used to treat a wide variety of foot problems. They can help to reduce pain, redistribute forces, increase support and correct an irregular walking pattern. Insoles can be provided for adults and children alike as they are all custom made for the specific needs of the user.

What are the indications for use of an insole?

There are many indications for using an insole. These include:


If you are unsure if you would be suitable for an insoles please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are insoles often used for?

Insoles are used for a variety of conditions including:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for insoles please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of insoles?

There are many benefits that come from using insoles. These include:


There are many benefits using insoles to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive insoles?

The process to receive insoles would be:


Insoles are designed to support the specific needs of an individual consequently your orthotist will complete a full assessment which will include watching how you walk and move, testing your range of motion as well as taking various measurements. To ensure your insoles fully support your feet your orthotist will take a cast or imprint of your foot. This will then be used to manufacture your bespoke insoles. Within the manufacturing process materials will be specifically selected depending on the recommendations of your orthotist.


Children's Insoles

Insoles for children are designed to offer support to their feet and ensure their feet are held in the best anatomical position while growing.

What are the indications for use of insoles for children?

There are many indications for using insoles for children. These include:


If you are unsure if your child would be suitable for insoles please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are insoles for children often used for?

Insoles for children are often used for the following conditions:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if your child would be suitable for insoles please contact us to

discuss.

What are the benefits of insoles for children?

There are many benefits that come from using insoles for children. These include:


There are many benefits of using insoles for children to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be recieve insoles for children?

The process to receive insoles for children would be:


To ensure your child’s insoles are appropriate to their needs the orthotist will undertake a simple assessment. This will include watching your child walk, taking measurements of your child’s feet and finally taking an impression using a foam impression box of their feet. This information will then be used to create the most appropriate insole for your child’s needs.


Diabetic Insoles

People with Diabetes must prioritise footcare as part of their day to day life this is due to the fact that raised blood sugars can reduce feeling and circulation in extremities in particular the feet. This issues can then lead to further complications such as ulcers, infection and even amputation. In order to prevent such issues occurring diabetic insoles can be used. Diabetic insoles help to distribute the pressure on the foot evenly, redcue friction and improve circulation.

Which types of diabetes are Diabetic Insoles often used for?

Diabetic insoles are suitable for all types of diabetes at any stage.

If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a diabetic insoles please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of Diabetic Insoles?

There are many benefits that come from using diabetic insoles. These include:


There are many benefits of using diabetic insoles to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be recieve Diabetic Insoles?

The process to receive diabetic insoles would be:


To ensure you get the most out of your diabetic insoles your orthotist will talk to you about your feet, identify any specific problem areas you may have and will take a series of measurements. They will also take an impression (using a foam box) to ensure the full shape of your foot is captured. Your orthotist will then select the appropriate materials and thickness of your insole. By combining all of this information you will receive the most appropriate insole to support your feet.


Functional Foot Orthoses

Functional foot orthoses are designed to realign your feet and the bones in your legs to ease pain and minimise the risk of injury and gradual wearing of joints. Depending on your needs, functional foot orthoses can be slimline and made out of materials such as carbon fibre or plastics, or they can be softer to allow your feet to adapt more gently.

What are the indications for use of functional foot orthoses?

There are many indications for using functional foot orthoses. These include:


If you are unsure if you would be suitable for functional foot orthoses please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are functional foot orthoses often used for?

Functional foot orthoses are used in the treatment of a variety of conditions including:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for functional foot orthoses please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of functional foot orthoses?

There are many benefits that come from using functional foot orthoses. These include:


There are many benefits using functional foot orthoses to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive functional foot orthoses?

The process to receive functional foot orthoses would be:


All of our functional foot orthoses are made bespoke to your needs. This allows us to obtain maximum control of your foot posture whilst keeping your insole as low profile and easy to wear as possible. To ensure the orthoses is reflective of your foot shape your orthotist will take a cast or impression of your foot. This will then be used, in combination with a number of measurements to create your orthoses.


Impact Obsorbing Insoles

Impact or shock absorbing insoles reduce the impact forces have upon the feet, they can also help to reduce pain. Whether you are running a marathon or work on your feet all day impact absorbing insoles can provide increased comfort and a reduction in pain.

What are the indications for use of impact absorbing insoles?

There are many indications for using impact absorbing insoles. These include:


If you are unsure if you would be suitable for impact absorbing insoles please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are impact absorbing insoles often used for?

Impact absorbing insoles are often used for conditions such as:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for impact absorbing insoles please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of impact absorbing insoles?

There are many benefits that come from using impact absorbing insoles. These include:


There are many benefits using impact absorbing insoles, to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be recieve impact absorbing insoles?

The process to receive a impact absorbing insoles would be:


To ensure your insoles are contoured to your feet your orthotist will need to complete a small assessment. This will include discussing your needs, observing you walk, taking measurements and taking either a plaster cast or impression of your foot. This will ensure any insole fully supports your foot and provides you with the maximum impact absorption possible.


Insoles For Sport

Insoles for sports are designed to help support your feet, to reduce pain and minimise risk of injury whilst taking part in physical activity. They can also be used to improve foot positioning during your running or walking pattern, this will in turn help to reduces stresses on your body. The insoles are individually made to ensure they provide the best support depending on the sports you play.

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What are the indications for use of an insole for sports?

There are many indications for using a insole for sports. These include:


If you are unsure if you would be suitable for using insoles for sports please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are insoles for sports often used for?

Insoles for sports are often used for the following conditions:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for a using insoles for sports please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of using insoles for sports?

There are many benefits that come from using insoles for sports. These include:


There are many benefits using insoles for sports to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive insoles for sports?

The process to receive insoles for sports would be:


Everybody’s feet are unique consequently it is important that an insole is specifically contoured to provide maximum support and comfort. Your orthotist will observe how you walk/run with and without your shoes, they will also take a series of measurements such as foot size and width. The orthotist may use ubersense video recorded technology to assess your gait or running on treadmill. They may also take a plaster cast or impression (using a foam impression box) of your foot to ensure the full shape of your foot is captured. Using all of the information gathered your orthotist can then design the right insole for your sporting needs.


Offloading Insoles

Offloading insoles are made to contour the entire foot using different densities and types of materials to relieve areas of the foot at risk of excessive pressure. Allowing areas such as the arch and mid foot to accept more load that they would normally is a good technique to reducing pressure under the forefoot. Offloading insoles can also have areas of softer material, or areas where parts of the insole has been cut out, to provide extra relief for areas of high pressure.

What are the indications for use of offloading insoles?

There are many indications for using offloading insoles. These include:


If you are unsure if you would be suitable for offloading insoles please contact us to discuss.

What conditions are offloading insoles often used for?

Offloading insoles are used for a number of different conditions including:


This list of conditions is not exhaustive. If you are unsure if you would be suitable for offloading insoles please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of offloading insoles?

There are many benefits that come from using offloading insoles. These include:


There are many benefits using offloading insoles to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive offloading insoles?

The process to receive offloading insoles would be:


For insoles to effectively offload areas of your foot, it is important for them to be made to contour your foot precisely. Your orthotist will complete an assessment to establish the specific areas of your feet which need offloading and the types of materials required to support your feet appropriately. All of our offloading insoles are made bespoke to the shape of your foot. The materials and design of the insole will also be varied depending upon the issues you are facing with your feet and your lifestyle.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Insoles

Rheumatoid arthritis can cause the joints within the feet to become painful, the skin to thin and the tissues within the foot to swell. This combination results in walking becoming very painful and uncomfortable. We are able to provide bespoke insoles which help to relieve the pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis.

Which stages of rheumatoid arthritis are insoles suitable for?

Insoles are suitable for all four stages of rheumatoid arthritis. By using insoles from early diagnosis/stage 1 you can help to keep your joints mobile, reduce swelling and reduce pain.

If you are unsure if you would be suitable for rheumatoid arthritis insoles please contact us to discuss.

What are the benefits of rheumatoid arthritis insoles?

There are many benefits that come from using rheumatoid arthritis insoles. These include:


There are many benefits using rheumatoid arthritis insoles to find out more please contact us to discuss.

What is the process to be receive rheumatoid arthritis insoles?

The process to receive insoles for rheumatoid arthritis would be:


Due to the individual nature of rheumatoid arthritis our insoles are all custom made, this means the materials and design of your insoles will be specifically adapted for your requirements. To create the perfect design your orthotist will complete an assessment to establish your specific needs. They will then take a cast or impression of your feet, this information will then be passed on to our manufacturer to create your insoles.

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