The function of orthotics is not limited to just raising and supporting arches, it realigns the feet and ankles and attempts to restore the full function of the feet. It also redistributes your weight more evenly over the breadth of your foot and can relieve the pressure on sensitive spots on your feet.

Biomechanical dysfunctions can lead to a myriad of issues that range from heel pain all the way through to hip and upper spinal complaints. Often, one does not consider that the cause of lower back pain could actually be traced to overpronation- a rolling inward of the foot with excessively splayed toes. Approximately 70% of the American population suffer from overpronation. The reason that this is such a common condition is that we walk daily over hard, flat surfaces as opposed to rugged and varied terrain as we did millions of years before.

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