Help and solutions

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:


Quality information

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 thermopressure:


By thermal expansion:


Practical information

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.