Did you know 75% of Canadians -- three out of every four -- experience foot health issues at some point during their lives?
So says the Ontario Society of Chiropodists, which adds that approximately two of five Canadians experience an average of 1.4-foot issues annually.
If you're dealing with foot pain or discomfort, there are things you can do to get back to normal.
Keep reading to learn about the advantages of custom orthotics for foot pain.
Enhances the Health of Your Back, Knees, and Ankles
Custom orthotics can help you reclaim your quality of life by helping to address the root causes of the problem.
Your back, knees, and ankles rely on your feet to maintain a good range of motion and alignment. When dealing with foot pain, you might experience a lower range of mobility in your joints, muscles, and tendons.
A chiropractor can work with you to find the right orthotics for foot pain.
Improve Athletic Performance
If you're the type of person who loves to go for morning jogs, spend time biking around the community, or be active overall, foot pain can slow you down. It can be debilitating to the point where you can't perform.
However, you can get a new lease on life and get back to your athletic pursuits with foot support from a chiropractor specializing in custom orthotics. The medical device inserted into your shoes will alleviate your discomfort.
Fixes Foot Abnormalities
Collapsed arches are high arches are two examples of foot abnormalities. One of the benefits of orthotics is that they can correct such problems.
Book an appointment to see a chiropractor to find out what options are available to you. The right orthotics solution can help redirect pressure away from the parts of your ankles and feet that are particularly painful.
Gain Better Balance
The right orthotics solution can help with your balance to reduce the odds of accidents.
According to one source, 42,000 Canadian employees are injured at work annually due to falls. While various things contribute to trips, slips, and falls at work, at home, or out and about, you can reduce the risk with good balance.
A chiropractor will examine your feet to find out the source of the discomfort. It will then, if needed, provide custom-made orthotics offering cushioning and support.
Custom orthotics can help with heel pain, ankle discomfort, or pain elsewhere on your feet.
We're Your Best Source for Custom Orthotics
If you or someone you know is dealing with foot pain, you know it's a serious issue.
At Gdanski & Tallon Chiropractic Centre, we offer the best in custom orthotics for our patients. We also provide registered massage therapy, acupuncture, and more.
When you get in touch to make an appointment, we'll take the time to get to the bottom of the issue and help correct it so you can get your life back on track.
We have a diverse group of patients ranging from professional athletes to wellness patients, injured workers to runners, and fitness enthusiasts to people who practice yoga. Allow us to help with your foot issues as well.
You can make an appointment to visit our London, ON practice. We're here to help.