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Custom Orthotic Considerations for the Elderly

Custom foot orthotics play a vital role in promoting balance and stability for older adults, helping to alleviate foot pain and reduce the risk of falls. Podiatrists recognize the unique needs of this demographic and carefully consider them when prescribing orthotics. For older adults, orthotics are tailored to address specific foot conditions, such as arthritis, neuropathy, or structural abnormalities, while also considering factors like decreased sensation and muscle strength. Orthotics provide support and cushioning to alleviate pressure points, improve alignment, and enhance overall foot function. In conjunction with wearing appropriate footwear, custom orthotics can significantly improve balance and mobility, reducing the risk of falls and associated injuries in older adults. If you are a senior seeking to enhance foot comfort, balance and safety, it is suggested that you schedule an appointment with a podiatrist who will work closely with you to assess your needs and develop personalized orthotic solutions that promote your independence, comfort, and safety in daily activities.

Discover relief from persistent foot pain with custom orthotics and shoe inserts. If you’re battling heel pain, these personalized solutions offer targeted support, addressing the root causes of discomfort. Customized to your unique biomechanics, these inserts provide stability, alleviating both heel and foot pain. Say goodbye to the agony of every step and hello to a life free from constant foot pain. Invest in your well-being with custom orthotics or shoe inserts ensuring your feet receive the care they deserve. Step confidently, step comfortably – because a pain-free journey begins with the right support. 

If you have any questions please contact our office located in Hendersonville, TN . We offer the newest diagnostic and treatment technologies for all your foot and ankle needs.

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