"He was thorough, kind and professional throughout the visits and while in the hospital."
"Extremely knowledgeable and patient. Two qualities I wish all my doctors had."
Custom foot orthotics include custom and prefab devices and insoles that relieve foot and heel pain as well as custom shoes that aid in realignment for the feet. They also allow patients to stand, walk, and run more efficiently and comfortably.
Inserts found in stores are highly discouraged and often make the underlying condition worse. Many patients experience immediate relief in their joints and muscles with properly prescribed and built orthotics.
The average adult walks 10,000 steps a day. That means during a lifetime a person may walk enough steps to travel around the globe four times. That much standing and walking put a great deal of pressure on feet. As a result, foot pain is one the most common problems doctors see.
Most foot pain problems stem from an improper alignment in the feet and are often helped through the use of arch supports. Women tend to have more foot problems because of the shoes they wear. High-heeled shoes and too-tight shoes put unnecessary stress on feet and can often lead to pain and other problems such as foot deformities, metatarsalgia, and neuromas.
Some common reasons for sore feet include:
Almost always. What treatment is used depends on the cause of a person’s foot problem. A consultation with Dr. Rubinstein enables him to determine what features are needed in a shoe to help a patient with foot pain. He guides his patients in seeing what kind of insert or shoe will help with their particular needs.
If a patient, for example, has a ball of foot pain, a shoe with a rocker sole, a wider toe box, and good support may be prescribed. If the patient has a high arch, Dr. Rubinstein may prescribe a shoe with a low heel, good arch support, and a shock absorbing sole.
Curious about how orthotics can alleviate your foot pain? Call the office or book your appointment online to find out!