Start of use
1. An Orthotic device may have a significant effect on your body so it is important to understand how the process works when you start treatment.
You may get
It is also worth remembering that inevitably insoles take up room in your shoe so if possible remove the existing one or wear shoes with sufficient space.
If you start to experience any of the following you should contact us
2. Go steady
3. Follow advice about what types of footwear to use while starting treatment.
Air your orthoses each night by removing them from your footwear.
Come back to see us annually for a check- up of your Orthotics (and you)
Come back sooner if you experience weight gain (eg pregnancy) or experience any injury.
If your orthotics squeak when you walk dust your shoes with baby talc before insertion of your orthotics.
Always take your orthotics with you when you buy new footwear.
If possible look for shoes with removable insoles
Shoes with a deeper heal seats improve shoe fit when you wear orthotics.
Always bring your orthotics and the shoes you use them in when you come to see us.