Once the patient’s requirements have been established, the foot specialist suggests the best solution for correcting or improving his/her posture and preventing or relieving the pain.
Custom-made plantar orthotics::
One of the solutions can be to make a thermoformed plantar orthotic, orthoplasty, brace, orthonyxia, etc.
Other possible devices:
To ensure you obtain high-quality orthotics, ask your foot specialist if he or she uses Podiatech-brand materials and modules. (Materials : Viscotene®, Podiane +®. Modules : SPCT®, OPCT®).
In the professional’s workshop:
The 6 techniques used to make a thermoformed plantar orthotic.
By thermal expansion:
The plantar orthotics may have to be renewed regularly (wear of the materials, changing requirements). They are washable.
Tips for cleaning plantar orthotics:
- Hand wash in warm, soapy water (30 °C).
- Do not expose to sunlight or any other source of heat.
- Remove the plantar orthotics at night to allow them to dry.